Pacific judiciaries ill-equipped against technology, says Judge

Delegates at the Pacific Anti-Corruption Conference (Photo: Fiji Government)

Rapid global advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other technologies have left judiciaries in the Pacific outdated and ill-equipped to tackle emerging challenges, “particularly when it comes to dealing with corruption offences, which are highly complex in nature compared to other criminal offences”, a regional anti-corruption conference has heard.

Nauru’s Justice Rangajeeva Wimalasena told the Pacific Anti-Corruption Regional Conference in Nadi in July that the judiciary played a critical role in the fight against corruption, but the judiciary alone cannot shoulder this burden. 

“Governments, civil society organisations, the private sector . . .

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