In this blog post, the ID2020 team outline the meaning of informed consent, defined though UN OCHA as:
They also take this idea and share learnings from a digital identity pilot project in Mae La Camp, Thailand, which has been home to refugees (mainly from Myanmar) since 1984. With the International Rescue Committee and iRespond, ID2020 have set up a biometric identity platform for camp residents.
ID2020 outlines the goals of the program as well as the benefits it believes the program could achieve. This success, the Alliance argues, can only be achieved with "transparent collaboration." They conclude by stating that informed consent is vital in the quest for "good" digital identity. However, the pursuit of “good” digital identity systems must be active - it will not happen "spontaneously."