Themes

  1. Law and conflict resolution

    Test The CCPR 2022 invites contributors to address relevant issues from a legal perspective or in a broader socio-legal context. Issues of interest include:
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
    • The emergence of a transnational legal order.
    • Lawyers, professional ethics, and the prevention of conflicts
    • State law, the role of courts, and conflicts in a multicultural society.
    • The role and powers of judges to facilitate settlement in Islamic law.
    • Judges as facilitators of the settlement of disputes.
    • International law and justice.
    • Conflict management and resolution in industrial relations.
  2. Development and conflict 

    Areas relevant to the theoretical and practical applications and techniques of conflict resolution as they apply to past, present, and future disputes that involve development and economy:
    1. Natural resources: oil, gas, water, food
    2. Global economy: labor, trade and sanctions
    3. Global environment: issues, laws and practices
  3. Cybersecurity and Conflict  

    The advent of the industrial revolution 4.0 carries with it, besides its great benefits, societal and geopolitical challenges that will inevitably reshape conflict and affect security and international relations.
    • Psychology and motives of cyber attackers and hacking groups.
    • National approaches to cyber security.
    • Cybersecurity, cyberwar, and international relations.
    • Assessment of responses to cyber threats and attacks.
    • Assessment of law enforcement and investigation of cybercrimes, and the international cooperation in investigating cybercrime as a transnational crime.
    • Impact of cybercrime on children, and child protection in cyberspace.
    • Victims of cybercrimes, and factors increasing individual vulnerability.
    • Analysis and assessment of international approaches to combating cyberterrorism.
  4. Communication, Disinformation, and Conflict

    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has impact on conflict management, transformation, resolution, or escalation.
    • ICT and conflict management within organizations.
    • The impact of social media on social relations in general and family relations in particular.
    • Social media, fake news, and international conflict management.
    • Psychology and susceptibility to fake news.
    • New threats and causes for conflicts related to social media.
    • The role and responsibilities of social media platforms.
    • ICT, social media, and human rights.
    • The History of Disinformation.
  5. Education

    Models for integrating conflict management, and conflict resolution into the curriculum in elementary and secondary schools and higher education institutions. This will provide solid foundation for the future generations of educators, policy makers, administrators, engineers, etc.
    • Quality control and effective management
    • Equity, affordability accessibility for all
    • Education to alleviate poverty
    • UN SDG targets and impact
    • Conflict analysis tools in tertiary education
    • Elements and components of conflict analysis