DIGITAL ID : Prospects And Challenges For Somalia

Published: 15/Mai/2023
Source: Heritage Institute (Mogadishu)

Advances in technology and improvements in connectivity have given governments new capabilities, such as digitizing records, capturing biometrics, and automating processes. These improvements have enabled new concepts such as digital identity that allow human data to be converted into a machine-readable format. While digital identity systems are gaining prominence to  respond to global identity challenges, their implementation has faced hurdles and led to failed outcomes. This article outlines the prospects and challenges of digital identification systems (digital  ID) in Somalia. It does so by applying a qualitative research method that includes expert interviews and document analysis.

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Themes: Cartes d’identité et passeports
Regions: Somalie
Year: 2023