Implementing Solutions

2018 Mission Billion Challenge

How can digital identification systems in developing countries be better designed or adapted to protect people’s privacy and empower them with greater control over their personal data?

Submissions are Closed

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Mr Marco Obiso

Head, ICT Applications & Cybersecurity, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Switzerland

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Adam Cooper

Independent Identity Standards Expert, former Technical Architect of GOV.UK Verify, contributor to the eIDAS Regulation regarding cross-border eID in the EU

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Alan Gelb

Senior fellow, Center for Global Development, Former World Bank Chief Economist for Africa

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Mr Sanjay Jain

Volunteer at iSPIRT, Former Chief Product Manager, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

India

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Anita Mittal

Digital Identification Expert

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Josephine Mukesha

Director General, National ID Agency, Rwanda

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Grace Nanyanzi

Director of IT, National Identification and Registration Authority, Uganda

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Mr. Iurie Turcanu

Chief Digital Officer, e-Governance Agency

Moldova

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Michiel van der Veen

Identity and Biometric Expert , Chief Executive of the European Association for Biometrics (EAB)

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Kate Wilson

CEO, Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL)

Judging Criteria

Solutions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Alignment: The solution addresses the challenge that has been set forth.
  • Context Appropriateness: The solution takes into account the context of developing countries, including low to no connectivity in some areas and little formal technical training among individuals, as well as low literacy and numeracy levels.  
  • Scalability and Ease of Use: The solution can easily be scaled to affect the lives of millions of people.
  • Feasibility: It is feasible to implement the solution, and the team has a plan for the solution to sustain itself after implementation.
  • Innovative Approach: This is a new technology, a new application of a technology, or a new process for solving the challenge.


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