Mexico Civil ID card

The winner of the Best Civil ID card was the INE (Instituto Nacional Electoral), the autonomous public organisation responsible for organising federal elections in Mexico. One of the key responsibilities of the INE is to issue photo-voting cards to all citizens that...

National ID Card

The winner of the Best New National ID Card was THALES for its work on the National Record System Transformation in Honduras. This programme was established to enhance citizens identity security with improved ID cards to prevent identity theft and also to establish a...

New ECCB Banknote Series

In March 2021, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) issued its new $5 polymer banknote, completing the transition of the Eastern Caribbean dollar to De La Rue’s SAFEGUARD polymer that began in 2019. According to the ECCB, the reasons for the transition were...

New Bahamian Banknote Series

In October 2021, the Central Bank of the Bahamas released its new $100 banknote, completing the roll-out of its CRISP (Counterfeit Resistant Integrated Security Product) Evolution series which it began back in 2016. The new series is – as the name suggests – an...

Mexican 50 & 100 Pesos

The winner of the Best New Banknote was the Banco de México for not one but two notes – the new 50 and 100 pesos. The former – the sixth and final note in the new G series, was issued last November. It is produced on CCL Secure’s GUARDIAN polymer, along with the 100...