The 2nd forum of electronic ID in Africa was help in June 2016 and attended by Nikuv. The forum is an annual exposition of the most progressive technologies ID systems, and a unique opportunity for global players in the field to meet, pool resources and share ideas. The aim of the organisers and participants is to create an environment that will have a positive impact on the drive to make IDs possible for all African residents.
The Nikuv stand proved to be a popular destination during the exposition with several global governmental representatives visiting and speaking about ID systems. Nikuv delegates shared valuable experiences and information about how ID system needs are being met, and the potential pitfalls of the industry.
Nikuv is an Israeli software firm with a global presence. As a specialist in the fields of civil registration and population databases, the company implements systems into government offices. Nikuv only uses the most contemporary technologies to create bespoke solutions suited to unique needs - even countries with citizens living in remote areas are provided for. The aim is to help government agencies operate safely, professionally and efficiently by providing technological advances in areas like AFIS, visas, ID cards, census registration and passports.
The APSCA and ICI joined forces to start ID4Africa with the aim of addressing the current situation with ID systems in Africa. Citizens of African countries who are not registered and do not have ID documents often struggle to exercise their rights and to participate in society. By implementing digital ID systems socio-economic development is driven and all Africans can avail of the progress. The annual forum arranged by ID4Africa is held to assist with this process.