G20 Declaration Recognises Digital ID’s Importance

Digital ministers from the G20 group of leading world economies met in Trieste, Italy, at the beginning of August to further discuss digitalisation as a key enabler for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals in its three economic, social and environmental dimensions, in line with the G20 priorities for 2021 of People, Planet and Prosperity.

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US Voter Identity Requirements and ID Laws

On 6 January 2021 a mob stormed the US Capitol carrying placards bearing the ‘Stop the Steal’ emblem, which supported the notion that widespread voter identity fraud had distorted the outcome of the 2020 Presidential election. At the heart of the claim were allegations of vote rigging by a variety of means – most of which required voters taking on false identities.

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