Tag Archives: Dominica

More than $6 million approved for Dominica national ID scheme

By | June 26, 2017

The government in Dominica has approved $6,130,000 of funding for the Electoral Commission to purchase equipment and hire staff as it looks to implement a national identification card system. In a statement, the election oversight organisation said that the news has been a 30-year goal of successive chief election officers. “The Commission is pleased to be able to… Read More »

Dominica – Cabinet Approves Over $1M For New National ID System

By | April 12, 2017

Cabinet has approved over one point five million dollars for the funding of a new national identification system. According to a press release from the office of the Cabinet Secretary on April 10, the new system would allow all eligible electors to enroll and be issued a national identification card. Cabinet gave its prompt approval in February, after… Read More »

Caribbean: Dominica Gov’t Approves Monies for New Secure National ID System

By | April 10, 2017

A review of the electoral process in Dominica has been the subject of discussions for some time now. The Government of Dominica has repeatedly indicated its support for the improvement of the conduct of elections and is committed to ensuring that the necessary funding, as well as the legislative and technical infrastructure are in place, to enable the… Read More »

Dominica – $1.6m For National I.d Cards For Next General Elections

By | March 20, 2017

The Government of Dominica continued its series of town hall meetings on Thursday at the Baracoon Building in Roseau. In his address, Dominica’s Hon Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit spoke about several developments ongoing in the country. The Hon Prime Minister announced that funds have been made available to the Electoral Unit to provide all citizens… Read More »