The OISTE Foundation has been working with the UN and other governmental and non-governmental international organizations since 1998. Today, in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, target 16.9 – giving everyone a legal identity by 2030 – OISTE focuses on the challenge of harnessing digital identity for the global community.

    OISTE holds special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the UN (ECOSOC) and is an accredited member of the Non-commercial Users Stakeholders Group (NCSG) of ICANN as part of the Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns (NPOC) constituency.

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    UNITED NATIONS
    SUMMIT 2016

    ID2020: PwC supports efforts to provide
    a digital identity for everyone
    on the planet.

    COMMITMENT BY
    WISEKEY SA

    Increasing Digital
    Connectivity to the Poor

    Activity

    Internet Governance

    We are talking of a rather narrow, highly specialized and time consuming engagement in the decision making processes of ICANN, the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers. However, by this compartmentalized participation, a pressure group or an individual may impact the way the digital universe works and is organized.

    News

    OISTE and Malaga Valley Group today signed an agreement to use WISeKey’s Common Global Root and scalable PKI hierarchy to establish a Euro-African Hub

    EVENTS

    OISTE AND THE WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SOCIETY (WSIS)

    Founded in 1998, OISTE was created with the objectives of promoting the use and adoption of international standards to secure electronic transactions, expand the use of digital certification and ensure the interoperability of certification authorities’ e-transaction systems...