20 July 2023

Digital Convergence Initiative, DCI

The 12th Talking Interoperability webinar will present the social protection system of Colombia highlighting the journey on setting up shock-responsive social protection systems leveraging technology and interoperability to build systems which are dynamic, flexible, and trusted like the Households Social Registry (HSR). The HSR exemplifies interoperability on the ground, combining data from 28 administrative databases from national level and 1.860 administrative databases from territorial level, summing up to information on 55 million people which translates into almost 100% coverage of the Colombian population.

Opening remarks: Rim Nour, Technical Expert in Social Transfers at ILO Social Protection, ILO


  • German David Briceño Villalobos, Deputy Director of Poverty and Targeting at the National Planning Department, Colombia
  • Silété Devo, Director General, Agence Nationale d’Identification (ANID), Togo
  • Aarushi Gupta, Research Manager, Digital Futures Lab

Closing remarks: Lena Blind, Junior Advisor for Digital Social Protection, GIZ

Moderator: Matteo Morgandi, Co-Global Lead for Labor and Skills, World Bank

Webinar materials:


Registrants: 185


Attendees: 63


Youtube views: 112

(until september/2023)