2024 UN ANNUAL PARLIAMENTARY HEARING: NIGERIA WILL HARNESS NEW TECHNOLOGY TO ENSURE PEACE AND SECURITY, ASUQUO EKPENYONG.

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Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong representing the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the United Nations Annual Parliamentary Hearing, New York, February 2024, where he highlighted Nigeria’s strides in leveraging new technologies for enhancing peace and security.

 

He stated that challenges such as funding constraints, ethical concerns, and privacy issues persist, and consequently hinder full adoption. He posited that the rise of digital transactions underscores the urgent need for cybersecurity training and legal frameworks.

 

He concluded that despite the challenges, Nigeria is committed to addressing the mitigating factors to fully harness the transformative potential of technology in ensuring peace and security.

 

Senator Ekpenyong also shared his concerns regarding Artificial Intelligence and its potential risks to National Security.

 

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