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The GSM Association recently pointed out that most countries do not recognize UNHCR identification documents issued to refugees for purchasing and activating a mobile SIM card for purposes of communication or mobile financial services.
Article by Guillermo Barros from Forced Migration Review digest (Issue 56, October 2017) on the negative consequences of communication for Central American refugees.
The registration and issuance of tokens to 100,000 persons has started in Maiduguri (Borno State) in North-Eastern Nigeria.
UNHCR is launching PRIMES, a new and innovative ecosystem of interoperable tools and applications, to provide better access to opportunities and services for refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.
UNHCR in Niger launches a project providing access to cash via mobile phones to 2500 Malian refugee households.
An AppFactory established at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa is developing information, communication and technology (ICT) skills for refugees, enabling them to become software developers.
ID2020 and UNHCR brought together representatives from government, public, and private sectors at the World Food Programme Accelerator in Munich to discuss digital identity opportunities for refugees.
The new system is another step forward for Ethiopia towards its commitment to deliver better protection and assistance to refugees.
Kelly Clements, Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees at UNHCR and Karl Steinacker, Deputy Director, Division of Programme Support and Management, offer their view on how this new era will bring innovative digital solutions for refugees.
In 2017, the Greece Cash Alliance (GCA) is a partnership between UNHCR and five international NGOs, provided monthly cash assistance to more than 33,000 refugees and asylum-seekers.
We asked Doug Greene, our Chief Information Officer, everything you ever wanted to know about blockchain and how it could affect the humanitarian world and UNHCR.
The World Bank Group UNHCR are joining forces to greatly improve statistics on refugees, other displaced people and host communities.