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Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm

Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm

13 Feb 2024

Our new report, Mapping Humanitarian Tech: exposing protection gaps in digital transformation programmes, examines how humanitarian-tech partnerships impact people and communities at risk.

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Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm
13 Feb 2024
Private tech, humanitarian problems: how to ensure digital transformation does no harm

Digital ID governance frameworks must promote inclusivity, trustworthiness, reliability

23 Oct 2023
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Digital ID governance frameworks must promote inclusivity, trustworthiness, reliability
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23 Oct 2023
Digital ID governance frameworks must promote inclusivity, trustworthiness, reliability
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Past learnings must be ‘at the heart of implementing’ a digital identity system in Kenya

24 May 2023
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Past learnings must be ‘at the heart of implementing’ a digital identity system in Kenya
24 May 2023
Past learnings must be ‘at the heart of implementing’ a digital identity system in Kenya
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Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box

6 Feb 2023

Tunisia’s Mobile ID program is opaque and risks undermining users’ data protection and privacy. The government must share details of the program to foster trust and transparency.

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Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box
6 Feb 2023
Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box
Digital ID Systems

Digital identity: Our five calls to action for the World Bank

28 Sep 2022

For the second year in a row, the World Bank is leaving digital identity programs off the agenda for its annual summit. Here’s why we need urgent action to stop further human rights abuse, exclusion, marginalization, and surveillance.

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Digital identity: Our five calls to action for the World Bank
28 Sep 2022
Digital identity: Our five calls to action for the World Bank
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Dictators in Egypt and Saudi Arabia love smart cities projects — here’s why

1 Mar 2022

Here’s why “smart” cities projects are really surveillance projects — a dangerous tool for dictators.

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Dictators in Egypt and Saudi Arabia love smart cities projects — here’s why
1 Mar 2022
Dictators in Egypt and Saudi Arabia love smart cities projects — here’s why
Tunisia biometric passports

Human rights organizations call for dropping the draft bill introducing biometric passports and ID cards in Tunisia

31 Jan 2022

Access Now and a coalition of human rights organizations call for withdrawing the project on biometric passports and ID cards in Tunisia.

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Human rights organizations call for dropping the draft bill introducing biometric passports and ID cards in Tunisia
31 Jan 2022
Human rights organizations call for dropping the draft bill introducing biometric passports and ID cards in Tunisia
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Kenya’s data protection is not yet the shining example it could be

28 Oct 2021

“Data protection in Kenya: how is this right protected?” explores steps for Kenyan authorities to develop a more effective Data Protection Act.

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Kenya’s data protection is not yet the shining example it could be
28 Oct 2021
Kenya’s data protection is not yet the shining example it could be
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Busting Big ID’s myths

5 Oct 2021

Big ID programs threaten our human rights yet are spreading like wildfire around the world. To buck the trend, we need to debunk the myths that propel digital ID systems forward.

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Busting Big ID’s myths
5 Oct 2021
Busting Big ID’s myths
sistemas de identificación digital

#WhyID: Organizations call on the government of Mexico to halt biometric digital ID

22 Sep 2021

Access Now and 20+ organizations are calling on the government of Mexico to halt the mandatory Unique Digital Identity Card (CUID) project.

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#WhyID: Organizations call on the government of Mexico to halt biometric digital ID
22 Sep 2021
#WhyID: Organizations call on the government of Mexico to halt biometric digital ID