13 July 2023

Digital Convergence Initiative, DCI

The sixth workshop of the Interoperability in Action series discussed some use cases of interoperability between Social Registry and SP-MIS systems, and demonstrate the Integration with SP-MIS. The demonstration highlighted the value of interoperability for delivering social protection programs. The workshop encouraged open discussion and feedback on various aspects including use cases, data fields and technical interfaces (API). We also encourage inputs regarding availability of different vendors of open-source solutions, which can be used for interoperability of SP-MIS, Social Registry, thus enabling consensus building on standards.

Opening remarks: Anita Mittal, Senior Advisor, Lead Digital Convergence Initiative, GIZ


  • Melis U. Guven, Global Lead for Social Protection delivery systems (Lead economist) Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice, World Bank Group
  • Naveed Akbar, Director General, National Socio Economic Registry/Conditional Cash Transfer (Education, Health, and Nutrition), Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Government of Pakistan
  • Liomar Leite de Morais Lima, Director of Operation of Cadastro Único, Ministry of Development and Social Assistance, Family and Fight Against Hunger, Brazil
  • Kabir Mohammed Abdullahi, National Program Manager of the National Social Safety-nets Coordination Office (NASSCO), Nigeria
  • Andrea Martin, Coordinator, CORE-MIS
  • Lewis Malike Kendeh, Principal Developer, CORE-MIS

Closing remarks: Cecilia Chávez, Regional Coordinator for Latin America – Social Protection Innovation and Learning, GIZ

Moderator: Veronika Wodsak, Social Protection Policy Specialist, ILO

Webinar materials:


Registrants: 488


Attendees: 164


Youtube views: 255

(until september/2023)