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Integrated Biometrics and Biometrics Institute encourage industry gender balance for International Women’s Day

Integrated Biometrics Management Consultant On Tim Tang is speaking at a United Nations event marking International Women’s Day as part…

 

IOM issues RFI for biometric systems for health assessment programs

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has issued a request for information (RFI) inviting biometrics companies and service providers to…

 

Nigerian NGO calls for biometric registration of people displaced by Boko Haram to prevent graft

A Nigerian non-governmental organization has called for the use of biometrics to identify internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the restive…

 

Papa New Guinea micro bank deploys fingerprint biometrics to improve financial inclusion

A financial inclusion initiative in Papua New Guinea is introducing new access points equipped with fingerprint scanners to authenticate bank…

 

Mission Billion Challenge offers $100K in prizes for identity data privacy innovation

Cash prizes totaling $100,000 are being offered for the most promising solutions to enhance trust and protect personal data from…

 

World Food Program calls for biometric system to reduce theft of food aid in Yemen

The World Food Program (WFP) is calling for a biometric system for food aid distribution to be launched in Yemen…

 

Everest brings distributed approach to biometric ID4D

Extending legal identity to the billion people without it by 2030 to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16:9…

 

International Identity Day surpasses 75 global partners as coalition-building enters third stage

International Identity Day has surpassed 75 partner organizations as it continues its initial outreach efforts to establish the project’s place…

 

IOM revealed as organization piloting biometric smart cards from Tactilis and NEXT Biometrics

Details have been announced for three trials of biometric smart cards provided by Tactilis and featuring NEXT Biometrics’ large-area fingerprint…

 

Biometrics Institute and IOM webinar highlights responsible use of biometrics

Earlier this week the Biometrics Institute and UN Migration Agency IOM delivered a joint webinar titled “Understanding Biometrics: Good-practices for…

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