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UN Human Rights Office warns biometrics and digital ID among surveillance tools raising risk

Growing surveillance in public spaces is possible to an extent beyond all previously possibilities due to digital identity systems and…

 

ID Day coalition grows by 45 percent, new slogan adopted

September 16 will be the fourth International Identity Day, and marks a significant jump in the numbers of organizations supporting…

 

International Identity Day an opportunity for knowledge sharing for Idemia

September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9. The Goal is to provide…

 

Nigeria, Rwanda progress in national childbirth registration programs

Countries around the world appear not to be making some progress on their efforts of meeting the United Nations Sustainable…

 

Start small, test, and iterate: legal ID delivery advice from OpenCRVS engagement lead

Civil registration and vital statistics registries are critical tools for governments to understand the populations they are trying to serve;…

 

UN expects 350M more people worldwide to get legal identity by 2025

Erstwhile Policy Advisor and Program Manager for Legal Identity at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Niall McCann says despite…

 

Digital identity key to digital development, reaching UN goals among small island developing states

A project is targeting digital identity, e-commerce and statistics gathering as a way to promote digital development and economic growth…

 

Role of biometrics in legal identity still evolving, UNDP expert warns against using face

Face biometrics are now firmly established as a way for people to unlock their mobile phones, or sign up to…

 

ID16.9 podcast launched by Biometric Update to track the race for universal legal identity

A new podcast has been launched by Biometric Update to explore the global race to meet the United Nation’s goal…

 

UN Human Rights Committee expected to question Ireland’s plans for facial recognition

Irish officials may be questioned over the country’s plans for facial recognition technology for surveillance during a session with the…

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