Why Principles for Digital Development for digital social protection?
- Potential of digital social protection systems immense but the risks of inappropriate design and implementation cannot be ignored.
- Lack of administrative capacity, weak infrastructure, digital inequality, poor data protection laws can cause greater exclusion, particularly among already vulnerable groups
- Several cross-sectoral initiatives have sought to address risks of digitalization by a creating shared understanding of “standards” or “good practices” to ensure that use of digital technologies is inclusive, secure and purpose-driven
The Principles for Digital Development already provide a solid benchmark for what constitutes good digital development, with a rich legacy of over 280 endorsing organizations worldwide