Germany and Spain and join forces on the development of a cross-border, decentralised digital identity ecosystem

30/07/2021 - 18:04

"Spain and Germany have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to exchange best practices in the field of self-sovereign digital identity at technical, regulatory and operational level.
This cooperation agreement also foresees the setting up of a cross-border pilot for a European ecosystem of digital identities with a view to contributing to the European Digital Identity Framework
This collaboration will remain open to other European Member States committed to the development of an EU-wide digital identity ecosystem

July, 29th 2021 - The Government of Spain, through the Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence, Carme Artigas, has signed a joint declaration with the Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the State Minister of Digitalisation Dorothee Bär, establishing a cooperation agreement between the two countries to cooperate in the field of cross-border digital identity based on the principles of self-sovereign identity (SSI)."