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Open-source technologies have potential to accelerate development efforts: Brookings report

A research paper published by The Brookings Institution argues that if properly developed and deployed, open source technologies that can…

 

Stakeholders underscore importance of data protection legislation for Nigeria

Stakeholders who gathered recently in Nigeria’s capital Abuja for a consultative meeting on the country’s data protection draft legislation have…

 

Talk about digital ID by talking about services: ID4Africa 2022 workshop findings

“Word of mouth spreads faster than our official communications,” said Henock Ali of Ethiopia’s National ID Program during the feedback…

 

World Bank says spike in remote payments helped financial inclusion, urges digital ID investment

Digital payments and account ownership are up and the gender gap in accounts has shrunk, according to the World Bank’s…

 

‘Economic identity’: are digital ID schemes a ‘road to Hell?’ asks human rights report

Published as delegates left ID4Africa 2022 in Marrakesh, a new primer from the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice…

 

World Bank experts cite Philippines’ ID system as good example of ‘digital stack’

Two experts who contributed to the operationalization of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) posit that it is a good example…

 

Canadians weigh in on national digital ID with urgency, trust, fear

Opinion writers and industry figures in Canada offered a range of thoughts on the country’s inclusion of a national digital…

 

Ethiopia issues second tender for biometric registration hardware for digital ID enrollment

Ethiopia is accepting bids to supply and install biometric registration kits for use in the establishment of the country’s national…

 

Philippines launches authentication platform for national ID

The Philippines opened a web-based offline authentication platform for its national digital ID named PhilSys Check, allowing users to perform…

 

ID4D report: 2022 to see significant progress towards ‘paradigm shift’ in digital ID

The World Bank Group’s ID4D (Identity for Development) division continued to work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic on projects and research across…

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