Refugees: Not too happy with the new UNHCR’s new digital registration policy

Global Voice 2010, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) officially announced a new digital identification (ID) program for refugees. The new program, known as the Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS), was later introduced to dozens of countries — including Ethiopia — in 2017. Biometric registration enables refugees to secure a digital ID that gives them access […]

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