Jan Wouters is Full Professor of International Law and International Organizations, Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam EU and Global Governance and founding Director of the Institute for International Law and of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies at the University of Leuven. He is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po (Paris), Luiss University (Rome) and the College of Europe (Bruges). He is a Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts, President of the United Nations Association Flanders Belgium, and Of Counsel at Linklaters, Brussels. He has published widely on international and EU law, international organizations and global governance. Apart from conducting many research projects (including FRAME, a large-scale FP7 Programme on human rights in EU Policies), he advises various international organizations and governments, trains officials, and often comments international events in the media.