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Get to know an ID System - The Netherlands

May 13, 2021



  • The World Bank Group’s ID4D Initiative is hosting a series of interactive webinars on ID ecosystems from around the world.  The first webinar in this series is on the Dutch government’s strategy for digital identity.  Michiel van der Veen and Wouter Welling will present the government’s strategy.

    The presentation will cover the government’s plans for:

    • Reliable data-sharing, organizing access to digital services;
    • Issuing a recognized foundational digital identity;
    • Establishing the accompanying laws and regulations; and
    • Enabling people to interact with business across the EU under eIDAS regulation.
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    Michiel Van der Veen

    Director for Innovation & Development at the National Office for Identity Data


    Wouter Welling

    Coordinating Policy Officer Digital Identity at Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations