Prof. Dr. Vesselin Popovski
Vice Dean of the Law School
Executive Director of the Centre for UN Studies
O.P. Jindal Global University
Title：Renovating the Principal Organs of the United Nations?
Date: December 1st,2017 pm:1300-14:30
Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies Waseda University
Supported by Japan Association of Global Governance
Professor Dr. Vesselin Popovski is Dean of the Law School and Executive Director of the Centre for UN Studies at O.P. Jindal Global University in India. In 2004-2014 was Senior Academic Officer at the United Nations University in Tokyo. Prior to that he co-directed the EU project Legal Protection of Individual Rights in Russia(2002-2004); was assistant professor at the University of Exeter (1999-2002); research fellow at the NATO Democratic Institutions Programme (1996-1998) and Bulgarian diplomat (1988-1996) serving in Sofia, New York and London.
Ph.D. from Kings College London, M.Sc. from London School of Economics, and B.A./M.A. from Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
Member of the Advisory Boards of the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, Asian International Studies Review and Polish Law Review.
Expert Member of the Commission on Global Security, Justice and Governance (2015-16) and the UN Working Group on Eliminating the Discrimination of Leprosy-Affected People (2011-2015). In the past contributed to two major international initiatives: the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty and its Report Responsibility to Protect (2001), and the Princeton Project on Universal Jurisdiction, producing The Princeton Principles of Universal Jurisdiction (2001).