European Stability Initiative - ESI - 23 January 2018, 01:02
(France) has a long record of experience with the Balkans. He covered the Balkans for the French government from 1994 until 2007. Afterwards he served as a political officer at the French Embassy in Sarajevo (1995-1998) and during the Kosovo crisis headed the Balkan department at the French Ministry of Defence. In 2000, he became the adviser on South-eastern Europe to the head of the French intelligence service (2000-2002). After a three-year assignment to the French mission to the UN in Geneva, he held the position of adviser on the Balkans to French foreign ministers Michel Barnier (2005) and Philippe Douste-Blazy (2005-2007). After teaching Balkan & EU affairs at the Paris Political Sciences Institute, Danjean was elected to the European Parliament in 2009. He is a member if the Foreign Affairs Committee and chairs the subcommittee on Security and Defence.
CONTACT Arnaud Danjean