Inclusive non-authoritative digital identity
“Every individual has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.” Article 6 of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsLearn More
A person’s identity is more than just a mere document with personal information. It is the right to vote, to have access to education and health services and to participate in economic activities. It is a citizen’s right to a bright and equitable future. IDINA’s purpose is to create a platform that guarantees the official identity of all citizens in an effective and inclusive way, in countries where official civil registration infrastructures are lacking or non-existent.
Local entities can provide and certify identification attributes of individuals with whom they interact daily.
IDINA consolidates and preserves the quality of the data provided by distributed and non-coordinated entities.
They can use the non-authoritative identity provided by IDINA for the full exercise of citizenship.
IDINA was present at the West Africa Digital Governance Forum held in The Gambia. The event was organized by the country’s Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy and the United Nations University’s Operational Unit on Policy-Oriented e-Governance, together with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Economic Community of West African States. Aimed […]
We are seven years away from the date set by the United Nations in the Sustainable Development Goals for all individuals to have legal identity recognized. But there is still a long way to go. According to recent estimates, about 850 million people have no legal identity documents — half of them in Africa. This […]
Coming from different areas of expertise, with disparate knowledge and willingness to learn more. It was with this mindset that the IDINA partners, on the 20th of June, sat down at the same table for the project’s first Expert Group Meeting, where the main objective was to reinforce the project’s potential and impact. The meeting […]