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ID in a Global Economy - Making Everyone Count

Graham Watson

2nd February 2017

This World Bank clip looks at the consequences of 1.5 billion people not having formal proof of identity and the consequences of this. It also highlights the Bank's attempts to tackle this via the Identification for Development Program.

It's a kind of property rights for the individual, I guess, and having acquired those rights that we take for granted, these people have improved access to health and education, easier access to benefits and other important rights.

Making Everyone Count

Graham Watson

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