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SDG 16.9

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

 

Malawi on path to inclusion with digital ID project supported by EU, UNDP

The government of Malawi, with technical and financial support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the European Union (EU)…

 

Taiwan is helping St Kitts and Nevis build its digital ID architecture

Some progress has been reported on a project currently being implemented in the Caribbean nation of St Kitts and Nevis…

 

UNDP transforming lives in Namibia with digital legal ID initiative

An Accelerator Lab programme implemented by UNDP Namibia is enabling many citizens to enjoy basic services they hitherto were cut…

 

Cameroon mayors resolve to make birth registration a top priority

Local and city council mayors in Cameroon have signed a charter which reflects their desire to take birth registration efforts…

 

The Gambia reaches 1.17M birth registration milestone with World Bank support

A World Bank-supported project to help set up a digital Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (eCRVS) system for The Gambia…

 

Cameroon launches free birth certificate issuance operation for 80K pupils in exams

About 80,000 primary school children, who do not have birth certificates, but who are preparing to write the First School…

 

Cameroon mayors commit to free civil registration document issuance

At least 13 of the 34 mayors in the North West Region of Cameroon have issued statements emphasizing their commitment…

 

Nigeria inaugurates committee to spearhead inclusive digital ID drive

A steering committee to man efforts within the framework of Nigeria’s Digital Identification for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project has been…

 

Digital ID part of social contract between govt, citizens: World Bank, Verizon chiefs

The President of the World Bank Group, Ajay Banga, and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Verizon, Hans Vestberg,…

 

Dominican Republic commits to inclusive DPI development, joins 50-in-5 campaign

The Dominican Republic has become the latest country to join the 50-in-5 advocacy campaign as a first-mover nation following the…

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