Digital Identity can mean different things for different people, places and purposes. In some places people do like being identified, while in others it is culturally avoided. There is a soft line between the right to identity, inclusion and privacy that must be sharply understood and safeguarded.
Join Alexandre as he will be delivering a glimpse of how Latin America has adopted digital identification technologies which has become an emerging and rapidly increasing trend in digital government systems.
He will paint a general picture of what is meant by digital identity and the diverse impacts it can have across geographies and sectors.
What you will learn:
- Panorama of digital identities and sectoral uses in Latin America, considering healthcare, financial inclusion, digital government and social protection. With examples from Brazil, Peru, Chile and Mexico.
- Practical examples of digital identity conjuncture in Brazil, including from a historic failure in institutionalizing a unique civil identification until our joint initiative with the Rio de Janeiro's Ministry of Finance with a decentralized mobile-based wallet for digital authentication, and its technical and legal challenges.
- How to really influence the decision-making as to maximize the benefits and minimize the harms of our digital identity design choices? In the last session of the presentation a short interaction with a social policy game (IDLand) to inform authorities and policy-makers in their decisions.