Journal of Contemporary International Relations and Diplomacy is a university-based academic and peer-reviewed journal, domiciled in the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy, College of Social and Management Sciences, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. The journal welcomes rigorous-researched original articles that are theoretical, empirical/policy-oriented in diverse areas of International Relations and Diplomacy, as well as cognate disciplines. Submission of articles to JCIRD implies that the work has not been published previously and is not under consideration in any other journal. JCIRD is published on a bi-annual basis.