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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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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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ID4AFRICA Impressions

Hear from Silicon Trust Partners, OVD Kinegram, Infineon and Cryptovision and filmed at this years ID4AFRICA meeting that took place in Abuja, Nigeria. Watch the video below…

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The move towards International Identity Day 16.9

During this years ID4AFRICA meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, petitions were circulated to make the 16th September ‘International Identity Day’. Named after the SDG16.9 that calls for identity for all, ID4AFRICA has spearheaded the movement and kicked off activities during the meeting. Dr. Joseph Atick explains more in the video below…

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An interview with Dr. Joseph Atick

Silicon Trust caught up with ID4Africa’s Dr. Joseph Atick at this years ID4AFRICA meeting in Abuja, Nigeria and asked for his impressions of this years meeting. You can watch his remarks in the video below;

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Harmonisation of the Identity Ecosystem: a pragmatic view

By Dr. Joseph J. Atick, Executive Chairman, ID4Africa Harmonization is the theme of this year’s ID4Africa Annual Meeting. It is a term that has received a lot of attention recently because of the current fragmentation in the African identity ecosystems. But what does it really mean? And how can a country achieve it? An ecosystem […]

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Ambassadors for African Identity

By Steve Atkins, Program Director, The Silicon Trust One of the more compelling elements of the ID4Africa Movement (and there are many) is its use of what it terms ‘Ambassadors’ within its Ambassadors Program. Less a description of a career diplomat, more an inclusive approach to identify and recognize individuals working with Governmental roles in […]

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