UNCTAD hosted experts from government, academia, non-profits and business to share their thoughts.
Under its Sustainable Development Goals, The United Nations maintains a target (16.9) to obtain a “legal identity” by 2030 for all people. Experts from Estonia and Benin shared real-world examples from their experience. Representatives from academia and non-profits like Access Now discussed the limitations of current plans, as well as ambitions for rights-based approaches moving forward.
As UNCTAD noted: