Operational Analysis Support to Energy Security in South East Europe: A Bulgarian Academic Community Approach

  • Zlatogor MinchevEmail author
  • Velizar Shalamanov
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


This paper presents the authors’ understanding of the problem of energy security in South East Europe (SEE) and the Wider Black Sea Area (WBSA) as a result of the region’s geo-strategy; the development of the relevant capabilities in Bulgarian academic community linked with administration, industry, and non12 governmental organizations in the area of analytical support to energy security, as well as the concept of a Center of Excellence for Military Support to Civilian Authorities as an instrument for addressing: energy security, cyber defense, and other new challenges to security through the concept of an integrated security sector; and finally – the integration of national capabilities in the international network for operational analysis and foresight/strategic planning.


Energy Security Bulgarian Academy Security Sector Chief Information Officer Security Sector Reform 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.C4I DepartmentInstitute for Parallel Processing-Bulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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