The Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA) and the Harmony Centre of the University of Vavuniya (Sri Lanka) are jointly organising the 2024 APPRA Conference in collaboration with The Gate Foundation (UK) on “Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence for Sustaining Peace and Democracy”. The conference will be held from 7-10 March 2024, at the University of Vavuniya in Sri Lanka.

We cordially invite you for an individual paper or panel submissions. The conference aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, academics, media personnel and policymakers to explore the ways in which digital transformation and artificial intelligence can be leveraged to promote peace and democracy focusing on the Asia-Pacific region.