Aim & Scope

Aim & Scope

Journal of Contemporary International Relations and Diplomacy (JCIRD) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal, domiciled in the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Nigeria. The aim of JCIRD is to promote rigorously-researched original papers/articles that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere, whichare theoretical, empirical and policy oriented in diverse areas of international relations and cognate disciplines. The Journal is planned to be published on a bi-annual basis.

The scope of JCIRD includes, but not limited to, the following sub-fields:

  • International Politics
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign Policy
  • International Organizations
  • International Law
  • International Political Economy
  • Strategic Studies
  • Climate Change and Environmental Issues
  • Race and Ethnicity in International Relations
  • Migration and Migration Policy
  • Refugees and IDPs
  • Conflict and Conflict Management
  • Human Rights
  • World Order
  • Media and Diplomacy in 21st Century
  • International Ethnic Relations
  • Middle East Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • African International Relations
  • European Diplomacy
  • Gender Relations in 21st century
  • Great Powers Politics
  • Global Security