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The civil registry: A neglected dimension of international development Mia Harbitz November 2, 2012.

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1 The civil registry: A neglected dimension of international development Mia Harbitz November 2, 2012

2 ID-Management chain to ensure legal identity Birth certificate Other attributes Verifiable and unique, legal identity Civil Registration Civil Identification Unique personal number Biometrics Age of individual Level of security Identity token

3 The IDB and identity management Knowledge and Projects to date Research and outreach USD 1,5M Pilots and technical cooperations:USD 6,8M Loans – Civil registriesUSD 78M Pipeline 2013/14USD 110M

4 Identity management in the IDB 9 th General Capital Increase : Regional birth registration indicator Strategy: Institutions for growth and social development: Registries for social and economic growth. Social and environmental safeguard screening: Legal identity Renaming of department Institutions for Development (IDF)

5 Critical for development Social development Public service delivery Security Governance Pro poor growth Aid efficiency Microfinance Climate change Accountability Information and Communication Technology

6 The higher the HDI, the lower the rates of under registration of births

7 In Latin America we know that approximately 10% of our children are not registered…

8 Supply side issues Lack of information about importance of civil registry Decision makers not well informed Outdated legal frameworks Cumbersome procedures Institutional weaknesses and asymmetries Inadequate economic resources Limited institutional presence Unsystematic and unsustainable technological solutions Human resource limitations

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10 The ugly duckling of public institutions?

11 The role of the Civil Registry Civil Registry Enrollment Birth CertificateVital Statistics Veracity of documents

12 Foundations for effective identity management ICT Use of standards ISO, IEEE, ICAO POLICY Buy-in from decision makers – and citizens LEGAL FRAMEWORK Revision and update of legal framework governing CR&CI

13 Conclusions I Develop National Identity Management Policy –Id-M is a sovereign responsibility –IFIs and other donors should have catalytic role –No cookie cutter solution Coordinate with other public services –Hospitalsvaccination centers –Primary schools –Ministry Of Social affairs/gender –Ministry of Planning and/or Finance

14 Conclusions II Shorten the distance to the civil registries –Creation/redistribution of civil registries –Information campaignsimpact evaluation –Cultural sensitivity Develop communication strategies More research – better data – better results –What cannot be measured cannot be improved

15 The Inter-American Development Bank Discussion Papers and Presentations are documents prepared by both Bank and non-Bank personnel as supporting materials for events and are often produced on an expedited publication schedule without formal editing or review. The information and opinions presented in these publications are entirely those of the author(s), and no endorsement by the Inter-American Development Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, or the countries they represent is expressed or implied.. Contact: Mia Harbitz Thank you For more information:

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