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[Trailer] EP37 LiveCast - Civil Registration in Africa: Scaling for impact
Civil registration continues to be a major challenge for legal identity development in Africa. Despite notable progress around the continent, it is becoming clear that unless countries embrace new ways of doing business around civil registration, the Continent will fail to meet SDG 16.9 by 2030. In view of the critical importance of the topic, we kickstart our program for 2023 with a LiveCast entirely dedicated to civil registration. On this 37th Episode, host, Dr. Joseph Atick, will engage with renowned experts and practitioners to explore new approaches that promise to make an impact on Mission 100—ensuring that no child is left unregistered in Africa. Register to attend: https://id4africa.com/livecast-ep37-civil-registration-in-africa/
EP36: Nandan Nilekani's Digital Wisdom + Digital Malawi + Digital ID & Refugees - UNHCR & UNOCHA
Broadcast Live: Dec 7, 2022 This LiveCast was an exciting exploration of topical issues with an exceptional lineup featuring visionaries, thought leaders and senior decision makers in identity. On the agenda: 00:00 Introduction : Dr. Joseph Atick, Executive Chairman, ID4Africa 07:58 S1: To-The-Point: Nandan Nilekani, the Father of Aadhaar & Digital India, and Dr. Joseph Atick, the key figure in the ID4D Movement discuss how lessons learned from Aadhaar and the India Stack can help accelerate Africa’s identity development. 1:03:19: S2: i-On-Malawi: The team leading the digital transformation effort in Malawi shares lessons learned from the country’s journey from zero to total coverage of the adult population and its continued development of digital identity. In this segment we have: 1:04:11 - Colleen Zamba, Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Malawi 1:22:06 - Mphatso Sambo, Principal Secretary, National Registration Bureau (NRB), Malawi 1:42:47 - Daud Suleman, Director General, MACRA (Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority) 2:04:25 - Thelma Saiwa, from the Reserve Bank of Malawi and ID4Africa Deputy Ambassador 2:14:11 - Daniel Ikuenobe, Country Director; and Pedro Pagalday, Head of Technology, both of Tony Blair Institute, Malawi 2:29:55 S3: Digital Identity & Humanitarian Action: The UNHCR and UNOCHA share how data centric practices and digital identity are enabling UN agencies and host country governments to better protect, empower and include refugees. In this segment we have: 2:30:30 - Andrew Hopkins, Chief, Identity Management and Registration Section, UNHCR 2:48:43 - Andrej Verity, Program Management Officer & Digital Services Team lead, UNOCHA, and Zoey Zhang, former Researcher at UNOCHA Additional resources: Supplement to the interview with the Principal Secretary of the NRB, Malawi, Mphatso Sambo: https://www.id4africa.com/2022/files/ID4Africa_LiveCast_Supplement_NRB.pdf Digital ID report by Andrej Verity & Zoey Zang: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/humanitarian-sector-digital-identity-are-we-affecting-refugees-self-identities-september-2022 #aadhaar #digitalindia #malawi #digitaltransformation #digitalidentity
EP35: FORGED, NIST, Face Recognition, Contactless Fingerprints, Consumer Identity Management & ID4D
Broadcast: 19 Oct 2022 Following a highly acclaimed LiveCast EP34 which aired on Sept 28, today's LiveCast EP35 was another MAJOR HIT filled with powerful and original topics, not covered anywhere else! 00:00 Introduction 10:16 To-The-Point: A gripping interview between Dr. Joseph Atick and Lauren Anders Brown, the Co-Director of the exceptional documentary "FORGED". Both supporters as well as those who oppose identity systems should watch the film in its 85-minutes entirety as it provides one of the most powerful testimonies for why identity for all matters. Without intending to, it bears a cautionary tale for all of us about taking identity for granted. To watch the full FORGED full feature, visit & Support here: https://collaborateideasandimages1.vhx.tv/products/forged To support the work being done in Syria, donate to the Art Installation Campaign: https://www.paypal.com/donate?campaign_id=2SZRB4V3RY534 36:58 A content-rich Keynote on the state of the art of Face Recognition Technology (FRT) and its suitability for ID4D applications, from the most credible source—NIST. 1:21:20 A discussion on the readiness of contactless fingerprints (or finger-selfies) for ID4D applications with technical experts from Tech 5 and Integrated Biometrics. 2:00:03 A spotlight presentation from the expert leading the certification efforts on contactless fingerpints, again from NIST. 2:24:20 A look at the off-the-shelf digital identity platforms Microsoft has been building for identity management that could possibly support government service delivery. 2:52:17 A look at Mastercard's platform called Community Pass which aims to build a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy for all. Speakers/Panelists of this episode are: Dr. Joseph J. Atick, Executive Director, ID4Africa and LiveCast Host Lauren Anders Brown - Documentary Film Director & Co-Director of "FORGED" Patrick Grother, Head of Biometric Evaluation Division, NIST Rahul Parthe, Chairman, Co-Founder, and CTO, TECH5 Tom Buss, Executive Vice President, Integrated Biometrics Shahram Orandi, Computer Scientist, NIST Colleen Elliott, Digital ID Strategy Lead, Microsoft Andro Koutsoudis, VP, Global Product Management, Identity & Data Lead, Mastercard
EP34: Min. Lawson, Togo; Business Models of ID Authorities (NIMC, NADRA, UIDAI); i-On-Ethiopia
Our LiveCasts make a strong return with an impressive cast of heavyweights in identity and an interesting mix of timely topics. This session features the following three exciting segments packed rich with the kind of informative insights you have come to know and trust from our LiveCasts: 00:00 Introduction 10:13 S1: To-The-Point: An insightful look into Togo’s digital transformation journey with the Honourable Cina Lawson, Minister of Digital Economy and Transformation. 1:00:27 S2: Business Models for Identity Authorities: A fascinating and practical look at 4 major Identity Authorities (NIMC - Nigeria, UIDAI - India, NIA - Ghana & NADRA - Pakistan) to understand how they operate- business models, services, challenges, and much more! 2:03:20 S3: i-On-Ethiopia: An interactive and timely update on one of the most ambitious identity projects currently underway in Africa.
EP33: ID4AFRICA 2022 Workshop Reports featuring UNICEF & World bank
This second and final AGM Workshop Summation LiveCast features the leaders and select workshop contributors from the UNICEF and World Bank chaired AGM workshops. Major takeaways, local perspectives and key insights are shared on the two workshop themes: - "Mission 100: Towards Achieving 100% Legal Identity by 2030"; and - "ID Communication & Awareness Strategies: Best Practices for Building Evidence & Engaging the Public" 00:00 Introduction 08:30 Institutional perspective and key takeaways from the UNICEF chaired workshop shared by Cornelius Williams (UNICEF), Bhaskar Mishra (UNICEF) and Oliver Chinganya (UNECA) 42:59 Country experiences and perspectives shared by expert contributors Alick Mvula (DNRPC, Zambia), Janet Mucheru (Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Kenya), Mohamed Mubashir Massaquoi (NCRA, Sierre Leone) and Tulimeke Munyika (MHAISS, Namibia) 1:30:42 Workshop objectives and key takeaways shared by World Bank workshop leaders Julia Clark and Marie Eichholtzer 2:08:47 Country experiences and perspectives shared by expert contributors Aliyu A. Aziz (NIMC, Nigeria), Dr. Aaron Ramodumo (Department of Home Affairs, South Africa), Mustafa Mahmoud (Namati) and Henock T. Ali (National ID Program Ethiopia)
EP32: ID4AFRICA 2022 Workshop Reports featuring Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) & IOM
ID4AFRICA 2022 Workshop Summaries: Digital Public Infrastructure + Frictionless Borders ID4Africa 2022 broke new ground with the introduction of four workshops on Day 2 of our physical AGM in Marrakesh, Morocco. Each workshop is chaired by an international Development partner—DPGA, UNICEF, IOM, the World Bank- and aims to address key challenges that the ID4D agenda faces today. This is the first of two AGM Workshop Summation LiveCasts where the working groups from the DPGA and IOM-chaired workshops report on their findings on the topics of discussion- "Digital Public Infrastructure/ Digital Stacks" and '"Identity Management for Frictionless Borders", respectively. 00:00 Introduction 04:37 Overview of the workshop discussions and key takeaways with DPGA workshop chairs Liv Nordhaug and Sanjay Jain 34:11 Country experiences and private sector perspectives with expert contributors Rosemary Kisembo, Yodahe Zemichael, Colleen Elliott, Stephanie de Labriolle and Mark Straub 1:30:05 Workshop objectives, institutional perspective and key takeaways with IOM workshop leaders Damien Thuriaux and Alvina Samjawon 1:56:50 Local perspectives with expert contributors Alexander Muteshi Imbenzi, Rosina Senona and Saadou Boubacar Cissé Workshops Summation continues on June 30 with workshops 3 & 4.
ID4Africa 2022: The Solutions Forum
This session rounds up tried-and-true solutions that are responding to national ID needs worldwide as countries enter their digital transformation journeys. It looks at lessons learned and case studies spanning digital identity use cases, available solutions for scalability and meeting expectations for integration of multiple platforms, ways to future-proof government investment in digital identity as a foundation of public infrastructure, and more. The presentations shared are as follows: Morocco’s National Digital ID Scheme Goes Live Ismail CHRAIBI, General Manager (Morocco) & Regional Director, Public Security and Identity Business, North Africa, Idemia; & Mouhcine YEJJOU, Director, Morocco eID Project, General Directorate for National Security (DGSN), Morocco Foundational Identity: A prerequisite to Digital ID Charlotte CHATEAU, Sales Manager, Identity & Biometric Solutions, Thales Citizen Identity Transforming Public Service Delivery Joby MATHEW, Director Sales, Africa & Middle East, HID Global Leveraging Identity to Promote African Integration: Facilitating intra-trade and movement of persons Herculs BIZURE, Associate Director, Technology Consulting, Ernst and Young Identity as the End Game? Jerome COULON, Vice President, Sales, Zetes Protecting the Credibility of Elections Vladimir KOSTIVIAR, Business Consultant, Innovatrics The Potential of Physical IDs and their Digital Usability Marcin ZAKRZEWSKI, Senior Product Manager, ID Documents, Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW)
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