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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.

 

Teen takes top 10 spot in MIT program with biometric inclusive ID project

An Illinois teen is getting recognition for a biometrics innovation of hers to help indigent people globally identify themselves to…

 

Caribbean, Middle East and Asian nations switch on digital ID, birth registration programs

Leaders of smaller and developing nations are pushing ahead on civil registries and digital IDs at a rapid pace, with…

 

Trek to widespread digital IDs continues but Women in Identity warns it might be long

It is always best, when speaking to comrades in arms, to play up the achievability of a daunting task, but…

 

Mobile phones for legal identity, not just digital: ID4Africa livecast

Mobile phones as a tool, a technology and an enabler of services were discussed in the first part of a…

 

Academic researchers pitch benefits of community-created digital IDs

Three academics from Portugal think they have found a way to create interoperable, national digital ID systems that do not…

 

Ghana unveils plan to assign digital IDs to newborns

As a continuation of the national digital transformation agenda in the health sector, pregnant women in Ghana will soon be…

 

Digital public goods and infrastructure can’t be stamped out on an assembly line

Ambitious plans for using digital public goods and infrastructure for national economic development are resulting in insights for the next…

 

Birth registrations in Pakistan to get boost from UNICEF and Telenor program expansion

Pakistan’s Sindh Province is receiving a new birth registration system from partners UNICEF and Telenor Pakistan to provide digital identity…

 

UN explores digital identity sector to inform legal identity progress

The UNDP has released the final report of a series of roundtable sessions it held in the spring to examine…

 

ID4Africa returns to in-person – and augmented – event in Marrakesh, June 2022

The ID4Africa movement will meet again in person in Marrakesh, Morocco on 15 and 16 June 2022. The meeting will be…

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