Veritas University, Abuja 10th Anniversary National Conference call for Abstracts and Papers

THEME: Peace and National Development

VENUE: VUNA Auditorium

DATE: November 19th-22nd, 2017

Veritas University, Abuja 10th Anniversary National Conference

Veritas University, Abuja will hold a National Conference on the theme: “Peace and National Development”. The Conference which marks the 10th Anniversary of Veritas University, Abuja (The Catholic University of Nigeria) is organized in Collaboration with the Centre for Peace and Development, Veritas University, Abuja. The Conference provides an opportunity to engage on topical issues revolving around peace, conflict and national development in Nigeria with a view to identifying actionable recommendations for development. The Conference targets academics/scholars, policy makers, political leaders, researchers, government institutions, religious bodies, NGOs, Civil Society Organisations, professionals and interested members of the public.

Participants are invited to submit abstracts which address any of the following subthemes:


  1. Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives in Peace and National Development
  2. Insecurity and National Development
  3. Policy Development, Constitutionalism and Development
  4. Philosophical Issues in Peace and National Development
  5. Leadership and National Development
  6. Gender Dynamics, Security and Development
  7. Peace, Conflict and the Economy
  8. Peace, Education and National Development
  9. Conflict, Reconciliation and National Development
  10. Humanitarian Interventions and Governance
  11. Media Studies and National Development
  12. Environmental Conflict and National Development
  13. Religion, Society and Theological Perspectives on Peace
  14. Security, Human Rights and National Development
  15. Corruption, Conflict and National Development
  16. Peace Linguistics and National Development
  17. Socio-cultural Issues and Conflict Management
  18. Alternative Dispute Resolution and Peacebuilding
  19. Conflict, Social Justice and Peace

Guidelines for Submission

Abstracts should not be more than 250 words and should be forwarded to the following email addresses:;;;;

Deadline for submission of Abstracts: October 30, 2017

Deadline for submission of full draft paper: (7,000 maximum words: font 12; New Times Roman; APA Style) of accepted abstracts: November 9, 2017

Conference Fee: N25, 000.00| Assessment Fee: N5,000.00

Gabriel B. Egbe, PhD [08033449268]                                                                Dr. Martin-Luther Nwaneri []
Chair,LOC                                                                                                          Secretary, LOC.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Innocent Jooji [08033147586]
Host and Director, Centre for Peace and Development, Veritas University, Abuja

Professor Michael Kwaneshie
Chief Host and Vice Chancellor, Veritas University, Abuja