Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Benedek is Chairman of the Human Rights Advisory Council of Graz, the first human rights city in Europe. He is Director of the Institute of International Law and International Relations of the University of Graz and of the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Graz (ETC); Chairman of the Austrian Committee of World University Service (WUS) Austria; Member of the Human Rights Advisory Board of the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior; Lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy Vienna and at the European MA Programmes on Human Rights and Democracy in Venice and Sarajevo. He presently is coordinating or involved in several research programmes in the field of human security and post-conflict situations with a focus on the Balkans. His publications are in the fields of human security, international and regional human rights, right to education, human rights education, women and human rights, terrorism and human rights, globalisation and human rights, international economic organisations and global governance, international civil society, information society and human rights, etc. The Manual on Human Rights Education “Understanding Human Rights” edited by Wolfgang Benedek, which has a focus on human security, is available in 15 languages.