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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…

 

UN explores digital identity sector to inform legal identity progress

The UNDP has released the final report of a series of roundtable sessions it held in the spring to examine…

 

Digital ID challenges reflected in UN group’s principles for responsible digital payments

A UN-affiliated group is calling on organizations involved in digital payments to adopt a set of principles to increase trust…

 

UN rights report calls for moratorium on remote biometrics in public

A report published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has suggested that artificial…

 

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…

 

UN-supported digital ID, KYC project to boost financial inclusion in Malawi

A project to help the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) put in place a unified database of digital ID and…

 

UN finds storing biometric data on Mauritius ID cards violates privacy

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has found that the legislation which Mauritius passed in 2013 for its biometric smart…

 

Biometric verification allows ‘dignified’ distribution of 6.4M meals to Rohingya refugees

The Bangladesh part of the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign has been completed, allowing 36,000 refugees to purchase food from camp…

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