Prof. Dr. Vesselin Popovski is a Professor in International Peace Studies at Soka University, Japan. Prior to that, he was a Professor and Vice Dean of Jindal Global Law School and Executive Director of the Centre for the Study of the UN at O.P Jindal University, India. In 2004-2014, he was the Senior Academic Officer at the UN University, Tokyo, leading its Peace and Governance Program and the UNU Press. Prior to that he was an assistant professor at the University of Exeter after obtaining Ph.D. from King’s College London and M.Sc. from London School of Economics. He published over twenty books, among them: Global Approaches to Peace (2019); Implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change (2018); Spoiler Groups and UN Peacekeeping (2015); The Security Council as Global Legislator (2014); International Rule of Law and Professional Ethics (2014); Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs (2012); World Religions and Norms of War (2009); International Criminal Accountability and Children’s Rights (2006). Vesselin Popovski can be reached at [email protected].