Professor Dusan Šiđanski is Honorary Chairman of the European Cultural Centre and Special Adviser to the President of the European Commission. Founder of the Department of Political Science at the University of Geneva, he is Professor Emeritus of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences and of the European Institute in Geneva. From 1956, he worked in close collaboration with Denis de Rougemont at the European Cultural Centre, which was founded in 1950 following the cultural Resolution of the Hague Congress in 1948. He was Chairman of the Centre from 2003 to 2008 and is currently Honorary Chairman. He is the author of numerous works on federalism, European integration and international relations, such as The Federal Future of Europe (University of Michigan Press, 2000), Le Traité de Lisbonne sur la voie fédéraliste? (L’Europe en formation, 2011, no 362), and La Fédération européenne est notre affaire, (in L’Europe de Denis de Rougemont, L’Harmattan/Academia, 2014).