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ID4Africa announces Morocco as the host country for its 6th Annual Meeting – ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa has selected Morocco as the host country for its 6th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement, also known as ID4Africa 2020. ID4Africa 2020 will be held on June 2-4 at the Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi & Palais des Congrès, Marrakesh, and will be hosted by the Ministry of Interior of the Kingdom of Morocco. The announcement was made […]

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5th Meeting of ID4Africa opens its doors in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the international identity community converges on the South African capital for the world’s largest and most significant conference on identity matters.  The 5thAnnual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement (ID4Africa 2019) opens its doors at the Emperors Palace Convention Centre in Johannesburg, to welcome over 1500 delegates from a record 95 […]

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Gemalto Identity Management System to empower the world’s citizens with secure and unique identities

​Gemalto, a Thales company, is launching its Identity Management System (IDMS) that can help governments address the challenges posed by a world in which over one billion people have no official ID. Using the latest biometric capture and identity verification techniques, Gemalto’s solutions enable public authorities to empower citizens with a fully secured and trusted […]

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ID4AFRICA Announces the First Annual Ambassadors’ Summit and the ID4Africa Identity Council

ID4Africa has announced the appointment of Ambassadors from 43 African nations for its 2019 Ambassador Class. This impressive expansion in representation – up from 29 countries in 2018 – reflects a strong endorsement from the African Governments of the ID4Africa Ambassadors Program, and a clear recognition of the importance of the evolving role the Ambassadors […]

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HID extends HID goID platform for Govt. Mobile ID offering

HID Global has announced that it has extended its HID goID platform so governments can more easily offer mobile identities to citizens from multiple authorised issuing agencies.  The platform is now available as a cloud service in a packaged HID solution or as a new, in-country offering operated locally with support from HID support teams.  […]

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Calls for September 16 as International Identity Day Gains Momentum

Forty Leading Development Agencies, Governments & Public Interest Organizations Join the Newly Formed Coalition The international coalition calling for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.9 – legal identity for all – has picked up momentum this week. To date, 40 of the world’s leading […]

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More associations get behind International Identity Day movement

ID4Africa have announced that the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), as well as the Silicon Trust, have joined the campaign that it had initiated with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) at the 4th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement on 24 April 2018, in Abuja, Nigeria. The campaign […]

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1.5 billion chips sold: technology for passport and ID security on the rise

To date, Infineon Technologies AG has sold 1.5 billion security chips with its awarded Integrity Guard technology. Infineon provides robust solutions for enabling the protection of today and tomorrow’s government-issued electronic ID documents like passports from potential security attacks. The technology features a complex digital security architecture. It includes a fully encrypted data path and […]

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