Vesselin Popovski

Professor in International Peace Studies

Soka University of Japan

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).

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