Senior Research Fellow on Security and Defence for the Clingendael Institute
Bob Deen is senior research fellow on security and defence for the Clingendael Institute and coordinates the Russia and Eastern Europe Centre. His research focuses on international security issues, geopolitics, multilateral co-operation, and inter-ethnic conflict, with a regional focus on Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. He has over fifteen years of experience in international organizations, mainly for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) as Head of Section and Senior Adviser to the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, working in particular on Ukraine and Moldova. He also worked in Georgia as a Political Adviser for the EU and in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan for a non-governmental aid organization. In 2018, he was appointed by the Council of Europe as member of the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.