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SDG 16.9 - biometrics topics

UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 calls for legal identity for all people worldwide, including birth registration, by 2030.

 

MOSIP to push into Latin America, Caribbean with identity council collaboration

MOSIP looks set to supply its identity platform to countries across the Caribbean and Latin America with the signing of…

 

Malawi’s biometric ID approaches total coverage, huge cost savings

From no national ID system in 2017, Malawi has now registered around 94 percent of its adult population and those…

 

Privacy International leader argues digital identity exceeds SDG scope on ID16.9 podcast

UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 is being interpreted by governments and the private sector in ways that promote digital identity…

 

Groups and motivations advocating for digital identity principles put under the microscope

What is the underlying worldview of groups proposing visions for “good” digital identity systems? An attempt to answer this question…

 

Global biometrics case studies, good practice toolkit offered in SIA report

Identity systems must meet economic, social and security requirements, which can be supported by “biometric computer systems” states the Secure…

 

Back to civil registry for societal gain: World Economic Forum

Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS), a state’s record keeping for life events such as births, marriages, adoptions and deaths…

 

ID Day boost, SDG warning and dynamic new identity and inclusion models for Togo

Positive results for ID Day 2022 and the role of biometric, digital ID in the digital transformation of Togo were…

 

Gates Foundation commits $200M to digital ID and other public infrastructure

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has renewed its commitment to digital ID, topping up its investment in the space…

 

Ugandan officials emphasize inclusive digital ID plan to enroll 17M unregistered citizens

The National Identification and Registration Authority of Uganda (NIRA) says it is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that each…

 

Why we support International Identity Day

International Identity Day began as a proposal and petition launched at ID4Africa 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, and has grown into…

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