Sanjay Dharwadker | Senior Digital Identity Officer
UNHCR | Netherlands

Sanjay Dharwadker, Senior Digital Identity Officer, UNHCR

Sanjay Dharwadker has over thirty years’ experience in identity and identification across Asia, Africa and Europe. His current assignments include consulting for various United Nations agencies on legal identity, civil registration and national ID programs.
Earlier for the World Bank he worked on strategies for unique identification numbers, health identifiers and electronic birth certificates. For ICAO he has helped draft the Guidance for evidence of identity and continues to work for the ICBWG. He is also a member of ISO and CEN/TC technical standardization committees, that includes work on travel documents, virtual identity as well as birth certificate standards.
He was also a member of the Technical Advisory Group in the Global Partnership for Sustainable Developmental Data working closely with the UN Legal Identity expert group.
He is a participant at The Hague Colloquium on the future of legal identity and writes regularly on the subject.


Identity Week London 2020 - Day 2 @ 11:45

Panel: Successful and Emerging New Models of Identity

While the concept of a legal identity has been around for hundreds of years, new models are continuing to emerge, but challenges around identity inclusion still exist. To what extent has technology helped drive new models of identity, and how can the identity community best work together to build on already successful models?
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:45 GMT
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:45 GMT
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:45 GMT

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