The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative recently released a consultation draft of the ID4D Practitioner’s Guide for public comments throughout June.

Julia Clark, Vyjayanti T Desai, Jonathan Marskell |

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, approved in September, takes a holistic approach to development and presents no fewer than 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Mariana Dahan |

Photo: © UNICEF/BANA2012-02020/Jannatul Mawa This week, multilateral development banks (MDBs) and IMF representatives gathered for Third International Conference on Financing for Development in…

Mariana Dahan, Alan Gelb |

Today marks the end of the connect:ID conference, one of the most influential events in the United States, powered through an alliance with the world’s leading identity industry association.  …

Mariana Dahan |

Mobile services are the extension services of inclusion.  Increasingly, the world’s poor – and especially the bottom 40 percent in terms of income – are being reached via mobile devices by…

Pierre Guislain |

The post-2015 development agenda is being shaped as we speak. The United Nations recently released a report that synthesizes the full range of inputs received from various stakeholders. These…

Mariana Dahan, Alan Gelb |