Journal of Policy & Governance

(ISSN: 2564-212X; CODEN: JPGOC8; DOI: 10.33002/jpg) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published 2 times a year online by The Grassroots Institute.

Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.

Fast Publication: Primary acceptance to the submitted article is given in 1 week time. After consent of author(s), manuscript is peer-reviewed, and a first decision provided to authors in 2-4 weeks after submission.

Recognition of Reviewers: The reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in the journal, in appreciation of the work done. Reviewers also receive Certificate for their voluntary service.


The journal will be comprehensively covering the subjects of policy, law and governance in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach. Broadly, the conventional disciplines that can be covered may include:

  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Public Law
  • Political Studies
  • Legal and Juridical Sciences

The dimensions and manifestations of policy, law and governance can be organized into broader themes and sub-themes that can be divided into following major (applied) categories:

  • Urban Areas & Communities
  • Decision Making & Negotiation
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Development & Economic Growth
  • Education, Training & Labour
  • Environment & Energy
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Justice Delivery
  • Gender, Race & Identity
  • Globalization
  • Health & Occupational Health
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations & Security
  • Politics & Power
  • Media and Communication
  • Poverty, Inequality & Opportunity
  • Public Finance
  • Public Leadership & Management
  • Science, Technology & Innovations
  • Social Action & Philanthropy
  • Social Policy
  • Racism and Discrimination
  • Regional Development and Transportation
  • Institutions & Governance
  • Culture, Art and Society
  • Organizational and Information Technology
  • Global and International Systems
  • Military & Militarization
  • Population, Migration, and Public Policy
  • Economic Development
  • Media and Social Media
  • Military and Defense Policy

By bridging both academic and professional domains, the journal provides professionals, practitioners, researchers, students, and policymakers, and any other persons with information on developments in the field of policy, law and/or governance.

In Partnership with

Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv Polytechnic National University

Advisory Board

    Advisory Board

    * Prof. Dr. Ivanyshyn Volodymyr (Ukraine)



    Prof. Dr. Valeriy Tertychka Professor & Chair

    Kyiv-Mohyla School of Governance (KMSGov)

    National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", Ukraine

    Deputy Editor-in-Chief

    Prof. Dr. Larysa Klymanska, Professor

    Department of Sociology and Social Work

    Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine

    Prof. Dr. Santosh Kumar, Professor of Public Policy, & Dean

    School of Liberal Arts and Culture Studies


    Managing Editor

    Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend

    Senior Fellow

    Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, Canada

    Associate Editor

    Dr. Mohanasundari Thangavel

    Assistant Professor (Economics)

    School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India

    Mr. John Charles A. Altomonte

    Adjunct Faculty

    Ateneo School of Government

    Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

    Dr. Ansari P. A.

    Post Doctoral Researcher

    Centre for West Asian Studies

    Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), India

    Editorial Board

    * Prof. Dr. George Mavrotas (Belgium)

    * Dr. Sigrid Pauwels (Belgium)

    * Prof. Dr. H. Hassan-Yari (Oman)

    * Dr. Noor Sulastry Y.A. (Oman)

    * Prof. Dr. Honor G. Fagan (Ireland)

    * Dr. Romeo B.Pacudan (Brunei Darussalam)

    * Prof. Dr. habil. Corina M. Radulescu (Romania)

    * Dr. Margarita Cheshmedzhieva (Bulgaria)

    * Dr. Kamelia Assenova (Bulgaria)

    * Dr. Virgil Nicula (Romania)

    * Dr. Vesna Mrdalj (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Prof. Dr. Shulga Ievgenii Viktorovich (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Lesya Ilchenko-Syuyva (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Iryna Golyash (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Sam Noshadha (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Alla Pecheniuk (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Rinata Kazak (Ukraine)

    * Stephen J. Ternyik (Germany)

    * Prof. Dr. Scott Valentine (Japan)

    * Dr. Ornanong Benbourenane (UAE)

    * Dr. Bashir AbulQaraya (UAE)

    * Dr. Amany A. El Anshasy (UAE)

    * Dr. Mehrdad Mozayyan (UAE)

    * Dr. Sasidaran Gopalan (UAE)

    * Dr. Sumaia A. Al Kohlani (UAE)

    * Dr. Amani Abdullatif Omer (UAE)

    * Dr. Riham Khafagy (UAE)

    * Dr. Sabiha Alam (India)

    * Dr. Jatswan Singh (Malaysia)

    * Prof. Dr. Shakila Yacob (Malaysia)

    * Dr. Raja Noriza R. Ariffin (Malaysia)

    * Dr. Md. Nazmus Sadekin (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Evelie P. Serrano (Philippines)

    * Prof. Dr. Judith D. Serrano (Mexico)

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