Somaliland

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

“In addition to being effective, Iris ID’s technology was also found to be highly efficient.” Various stakeholders are celebrating the successful use of iris recognition technology in Somaliland’s recent presidential election. Authorities used technology provided by Iris ID to register voters ahead of the November election, and to weed out duplicates. Now, Somaliland Press reports…

Somaliland Uses Iris Recognition for Presidential Election

Somaliland Uses Iris Recognition for Presidential Election

“…the successful use of iris recognition for voter registration can be seen as a means of building trust, not just among citizens but in the wider international community.” Somaliland has just become the first state in the world to use iris recognition in a presidential election. The election took place on November 13th, after numerous…

Daon Tech Supports Peacebuilding Work in Somaliland

Daon Tech Supports Peacebuilding Work in Somaliland

Daon is helping to develop a biometric voting system in Somaliland, the company has announced. It’s a project organized by Interpeace, a United Nations-affiliated NGO that works to build peace in war-torn states. Daon has been selected to provide the key software technology to ATEA, an IT company that Interpeace has contracted for the project.…