Dr. Dainius Zalimas – professor of constitutional and international law, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania), Member of the European Commission “Democracy through Law” (the Venice Commission). Head of the Law and Democracy Center (Justice Hub for Belarus). Former judge (2011-2021) and President (2014-2021) of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania. In 2005-2011 – Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. In 1998-2011 – Legal Adviser to the Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania. An author or co-author of numerous books, scientific and popular articles on public international law and constitutional law.