Implementing digital ID systems in Africa: ECA’s Stakeholders Dialogue explores pathways for leveraging Digital ID Systems and disruptive technologies

May 31, 2023 AELEX Admin 0 Comments

Nairobi, Kenya, 22 May 2023 – The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) convenes Stakeholders Dialogue on Digital ID and Disruptive Technologies in Africa, establishing a roadmap for African governments to implement digital ID systems aligned with the continental Digital Transformation Strategy. The regional workshop hosted in the margins of ID4Africa in Nairobi, aimed at fostering policy dialogue and priority setting considering mainstream adoption of generative artificial intelligence and implementation of a robust digital ID framework aligned with the African Union’s Digital Transformation Strategy with a view to ensure that 99.9% of the African population has a digital legal ID by 2030, a significant step towards establishing a single digital market.

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