Identification for Development: Harnessing the Power of Digital Solutions
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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 16:30 - 18:00 GMT/ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm ET or convert time
Location: MC2-800, WBG Headquarters, Washington DC
One-and-a-half billion people around the world can’t prove who they are. Without an ID, they face barriers doing everyday tasks such as opening a bank account, accessing social benefits, and getting health insurance. New technologies can help countries build robust and inclusive identification systems. Join the World Bank’s Chief Economist and panelists from governments and the private sector as they discuss how countries have developed identification systems to enable a range of key development outcomes.
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