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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…

 

Civil registries are important – but how do you persuade the people?

How do civil registries enroll more people? Should they twist people’s arms by making birth certificates compulsory? These were among…

 

Digital identity can be ‘highly exclusionary’ for social protection: UN report

“Digital identity systems should not be a prerequisite for benefiting from social protection schemes and when they are set up,…

 

Pakistan gives 1M Afghan refugees biometric IDs for government services

More than a million Afghan refugees who reside in Pakistan are expected to find it easier and more convenient accessing…

 

Will the world reach the UN development goals by 2030 with digital public technology?

No, but it could put it in a much better position than otherwise, finds a working report by the Brookings…

 

Pakistan government and UNHCR complete biometric registration drive for Afghan refugees

The United Nations is trumpeting the success of a drive to register refugees in Pakistan for biometric smartcards, which was…

 

Biometrics best practices recommended by UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate

The United Nations (UN) Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) has published its latest Analytical Brief, which explores trends and challenges related…

 

UIDAI enters collaboration with World Bank to export Aadhaar digital ID architecture

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has entered a collaboration with the World Bank and United Nations to deploy…

 

AI ethics keeps getting more complex and surprising

Talk about international curbs on face biometrics typically ignore two massive areas — China and Africa. As China continues to…

 

Digital identity among African cross-border trade issues UNDP seeks research on

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has published a call to tender for the selection of a firm to conduct…

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