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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.

 

International ID Day 2021 seeks mainstream recognition with art, friends and tokenization

Today, September 16, is International ID Day, the day adopted by the ID4Africa Movement to promote the importance of legal…

 

International ID Day 2021: beyond the core and ID as an ‘existential right’

International ID Day on 16 September will see the digital identity cause begin a move to the mainstream, explore what…

 

Kenya issues digital ID cards to minority community after decades of ordeal

Members of a ‘stateless’ community in Kenya known as the Shona have received digital ID cards from the Kenyan government,…

 

World Bank official proposes digital identity steps to drive inclusion in West, Central Africa

The World Bank Vice President for Western and Central Africa, Ousmane Diagana, says the continent has strong digital growth potential,…

 

Cautious G20 digital declaration recognizes digital ID’s importance

Inclusive digital identity as a key component in a global economic recovery and governmental transformation has been formally recognized as…

 

Tanzania urged to regulate digital ID privacy, Zimbabwe to tackle exclusion

The government of Tanzania has been advised to put in place the necessary data protection and oversight regulation in order…

 

Red Cross issues recommendations for digital ID in humanitarian sector

A report into the various uses of digital ID in humanitarian settings brings together the many risks and challenges as…

 

Digital identity: A stir in adoption and acceptance

By Ayesha Kapoor, Product Marketing Specialist at IDcentral. While the world is still more familiar with physical IDs (which may…

 

ID2020 and Bangladesh government issue RFP for biometrics-linked healthcare digital ID

A request for proposals (RFP) has been published as part of a collaborative effort to provide a portable, biometrics-backed digital…

 

Lesotho national digital identity system within 200,000 of universal coverage, saving public money

The World Bank has commended efforts by Lesotho, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, to implement an inclusive digital identity…

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