Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, studied various subjects at undergraduate and graduate levels in Slovenia, Serbia, Russia, USA, UK, and France and earned his PhD in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA). He authored and co-authored a dozen books in several languages and several hundred articles published in professional journals. His latest book in English is “Frozen conflicts in Europe” (2015). Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Slovenia at the UN Office in Geneva (1992–1997). Member, Executive Council, International Political Science Association (2006–2009). President, Euro-Atlantic Council of Slovenia.