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.

850 million people in the world today do not have a legal identification document


of the world population


are children whose births have not been registered


of women in Low Income Countries


live in Sub-Saharan Africa

How will


1. Sources

Local entities can provide and certify identification attributes of individuals with whom they interact daily.

2. Digital Identity

IDINA consolidates and preserves the quality of the data provided by distributed and non-coordinated entities.

3. Citizens

They can use the non-authoritative identity provided by IDINA for the full exercise of citizenship.


IDINA participates in the West Africa Digital Governance Forum

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 […]

09-10-2023 Read More

IDINA celebrates International Identity Day with the launch of its Institutional Video

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 […]

16-09-2023 Read More

Exchange of knowledge and experiences at the IDINA Project Expert Group Meeting

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 […]

23-06-2023 Read More