Andi Luhur Prianto, PhD, Muhammadiyah University of Makassar, Indonesia.


This special issue of the Journal of Liberty and International Affairs aims to explore the intersection of sustainable development, democratic resilience, law, governance, and digital ecosystems within emerging countries. It seeks to investigate how these various factors interact and influence one another, with a focus on promoting sustainable development while safeguarding democratic principles. Through interdisciplinary analysis, the goal is to identify challenges, opportunities, and best practices for enhancing both environmental and democratic sustainability. This special issue aims to contribute to scholarly understanding in emerging nations facing complex socio-political and environmental dynamics.

- International law and development;
- Policy and law making;
- Democratic regression, democracy and Election;
- Digital politics, Digital Governance, Digital resilience;
- Climate Governance, Crisis response;
- Local governance;
- Policy innovation;
- Social movement;
- Civil society engagement;
- Environmental justice;
- Urban and environmental politics;
- Participatory governance;
- Ethics considerations, rule of law;
- Data protection, Cybersecurity;
- Technological innovation for development;
- Sustainable development.

The submitted papers must be written following JLIA guidelines.

The Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is an electronic and fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are freely available, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content, in exchange for an article publication fee. The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


- Full paper submission: August 15, 2024

- Notification of acceptance: August 30, 2024

- Revised paper and camera-ready: October 15, 2024

- Publication: End of December 2024

Paper(s) should be submitted electronically as a DOC/MS Word File to the Guest Editor as follows:

Dr. Andi Luhur Prianto (Email: