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Mobile for Development Resources

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Enabling Access to Mobile Services for the Forcibly Displaced

September 11, 2017 | Digital Identity | Global | GSMA

In this Policy Note, we focus on identity-related barriers preventing Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs), including refugees, from accessing mobile connectivity and mobile financial services (MFS). This Note offers several considerations for host-country governments and regulators on how to potentially address … Read more

Understanding the Identity Gender Gap

August 18, 2017 | Digital Identity | GSMA

Official proof of identity is fundamental to an individual’s ability to enforce their rights and secure access to a wide range of vital services such as healthcare, education, mobile connectivity and social protections. For this reason, the United Nations Sustainable … Read more

Refugees and Identity: Considerations for Mobile-enabled Registration and Aid Delivery

July 20, 2017 | Digital Identity | Disaster Response | Global | Middle East and North Africa | Iraq | Kenya | GSMA

An area of increasing focus is the opportunity for mobile and digital technology to play a role in establishing unique, digital identities for refugees. Innovations in mobile technology have also brought about a shift in the way humanitarian organisations deliver … Read more

The State of Mobile Data for Social Good Report

June 29, 2017 | Digital Identity | Global | GSMA

This report, which identifies over 200 projects or studies leveraging mobile data for social good, aims to survey the landscape today, assess the current barriers to scale, and make recommendations for a way forward. It details some of the main … Read more

Aadhaar: Inclusive by Design – A Look at India’s National Identity Programme and its Role in the JAM Trinity

March 30, 2017 | Digital Identity | India | GSMA

This report provides some context to the evolution and design of Aadhaar by exploring the identity landscape in India pre- 2009, and by highlighting two other Indian identity programmes that provided important lessons for UIDAI despite not reaching scale. The … Read more

Identity for Sustainable Development: An End-user Perspective Report

February 24, 2017 | Digital Identity | Cote d'Ivoire | Pakistan | Tanzania | GSMA

This report highlights key findings from the GSMA Digital Identity programme’s qualitative research in three countries: Tanzania, Pakistan and Côte d’Ivoire. These countries are at three distinct stages on their journey towards achieving full national identity coverage.   the … Read more

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