Riyadh (UNA-OIC) – Saudi Justice Minister Dr. Walid Al-Samaani inaugurated the International Conference on Justice in Riyadh today in the presence of ministers, leading thinkers, and legal experts from around the world, with the participation of 50 international speakers and over 4,000 participants.
The minister, with the participation of several ministers of the countries participating in the conference, also inaugurated the Judicial Technology Exhibition, which showcases the latest ICT and AI technology relevant to the judicial sector. The Exhibition includes sections such as preventive justice, alternative dispute resolution (ADR), judiciary, and enforcement.
In his opening speech at the conference, Dr. Al-Samaani said, “I would like to thank you for attending this conference, which aims to build judicial partnerships and enable sharing of expertise to enhance justice enablers worldwide and I look forward to fruitful outcomes for justice sectors around the world.”
“We need to keep pace with global developments and use the opportunity for progress, especially in terms of the technologies enhancing safeguards,” the minister added.
The conference aims to facilitate access to justice through digital innovation, explore the future of judicial technology, and enrich legal culture.
Dr. Al-Samaani said, “Under Vision 2030 led by HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Saudi Arabia has engaged in the development of all sectors, including the justice sector. The leadership has supported digital innovations and developmental initiatives that promote the values of justice and transparency.”
Through this global event, the Saudi justice sector seeks to engage with global experiences and the employment of innovations that serve justice and streamline procedures.
The Conference will also discuss the future of justice in light of digital transformation, international digitization experiences, the legal dimension of artificial intelligence (AI), the use of AI and data analytics to enhance justice, and the future of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in light of digital transformation.