Identification for development

The ID4D Initiative brings global knowledge and expertise across sectors to help countries realize the transformational potential of digital identification systems. It operates across the World Bank Group with global practices and units working on digital development, social protection, health, financial inclusion, governance, gender, and legal issues. ID4D also focuses on ensuring integration of digital identification systems with civil registration and vital statistics (CVRS).

The World Bank Group is well-positioned to advance this agenda, together with development partners, given its multi-sectoral expertise, extensive global footprint, and breadth of financial instruments. World Bank Group’s senior management has placed strategic importance on ID4D, plays an active role in the initiative, and ensures institutional resources are fully leveraged to support the agenda.


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Location Washington, DC, USA
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Africa, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Sectors EdTech, HealthTech, ICT