Pål Wrange (Ph.D, LL.M) is professor of public international law at Stockholm University and director of the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice (www.scil.se), a former principal legal advisor at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and a former political advisor to the European Union’s Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region. Dr. Wrange has published widely on international law, international relations and theory and has consulted on international criminal justice and peace-building. He has held visiting positions at i.a. Harvard Law School, European University Institute and the University of Melbourne. He is currently working on a book on non-state actors, right authority and the right to use military violence and leads a new research programme on the local impact of global norms (Global Law, Local Lives).