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Myanmar Human Rights Analysis of Biometric Digital ID Systems

This paper is the analyzing of human right issue related to a biometrics-based digital ID system that Myanmar might use. Digital ID systems are systems which assign individuals a single “digital ID” which is used to authenticate an individual’s identity and generally stored in a central database. This paper consists four parts which are human rights standards, the legal framework in Myanmar national digital ID system, a comparative assessment of digital ID systems in India, Kenya and Jamaica and finally this paper remains with some recommendations for Myanmar.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Burmese
  • Human rights
  • Legal framework
  • Science and technology
  • System of government
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright To be determined
Version / Edition December 2020

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Author (corporate) Centre for Law and Democracy (IMS, FOJO: MEDIA INSTITUTE)
Publisher European Union
Publication date 2020
Keywords law,Digital ID
Date uploaded December 11, 2020, 10:26 (UTC)
Date modified July 5, 2021, 09:07 (UTC)