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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.

 

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…

 

Digital ID trust gets new focus in ID4D principles

World Bank Group officials have sharpened the principles underpinning their ID-for-all program, getting more explicit about the need to engender…

 

Infant biometrics nearing practicality for birth registration, but technical and legal challenges remain

Significant progress is being made towards the capability of including biometrics with birth registration records, but significant concerns persist, the…

 

Dr. Joseph Atick argues for new legal identity definition based on traceability on ID4Africa Livecast

A new definition for legal identity has been unveiled during the latest ID4Africa Livecast by the Movement’s Executive Chairman Dr. Joseph…

 

Nigerian digital ID initiative for people with disabilities wins Mission Billion Challenge

Finalists of Mission Billion Challenge 2020, a World Bank-sponsored initiative that seeks to ensure inclusivity of digital identity systems for…

 

How Malawi established a biometric national ID system at breakneck speed

Just three years ago, Malawi was without a national registry or ID system and had little in the way of…

 

Digital ID a surprising, qualified success for women in Afghanistan

The World Bank, intent on pushing efforts in Afghanistan to provide legal identification for women as well as men, is…

 

MOSIP open digital identity initiative partners up to enhance platform for developing countries

A new partnership to promote robust digital identity as a global public good has been formed by the International Institute…

 

Value biometrics over physical credentials to improve inclusion, ID4Africa’s Identity Day panelists argue

Biometrics should be privileged as a source of unique identity assurance over physical documents, and exclusion risk assessments should be…

 

Digital Identity Matters: Enabling Nigeria’s economic and social growth with digital identity

Digital Identity Matters: Enabling Nigeria’s economic and social growth with digital identity Sept 16, 2020, 11am (WAT) Online In 2017,…

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