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UNHCR Population Registration and Identity Management EcoSystem (PRIMES) has been rolled out in Kenya, in the Government registration centres in Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Mombasa and Dadaab camp.
Data of more than 2.4 million persons of concern are now securely hosted in proGres v4, one of the core module of our central Population Registry. Our goal is that, that by end of 2019, all refugee data will be covered.
Karl Steinacker, who has been working in the past on UNHCR Strategy on Digital Identity and Inclusion, answered our questions on registration, identity management and on why trust will be a game changer in those domains.
The World Bank Group’s ID4D Initiative is launching a new innovation challenge to help bring good ID to all.
In this interview, Neil Clowes, specialist on the electronic identity regulations in the European Union known under its acronym eIDAS, provides his views on the role of UNHCR in trust management and assurance.
UNHCR launched a new request for proposals to find innovative ways to create a self-managed Digital Wallet for refugees and introduce Document Verification Registers (e-Registry and e-Apostille) of Persons of Concern.
Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, expresses his concerns regarding the situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in Libya and the difficulty they face to access proper documentation.
Associated Press journalist Robert Stevens explores the use of blockchain in the humanitarian world, detailing its advantages and potential risks.
UNHCR Population Registration and Identity Management EcoSystem, PRIMES was officially launched in October in the Kingdom of Lesotho, by the Minister of Home Affairs.
Petra Nahmias, Senior Statistician at UNHCR, reflects on three days of discussion, debate and sharing of ideas at the 2018 United Nations World Data Forum.
Refugees use smartphones and social media in five primary ways – communication, translation, information, navigation and representation – and despite the myriad of ways in which they make a refugee’s journey easier, these tools are not without their downfalls.
Better data on forcibly displaced populations: the International Recommendations on Refugee Statistics and the Technical Report on Statistics of IDPs now available online.