Experts & Staff

Dimitar Bechev

ECFR Alumni · Former Senior Policy Fellow


Dimitar Bechev used to work for ECFR as Senior Policy Fellow.






Ukraine and Bulgaria show power of EU model

There are still countries in Europe where protestors enthusiastically wave the EU's star-studded flag rather than burning it in anger. These days Kiev's embattled EuroMaidan is as much the heart of the Union as the Schuman roundabout in Brussels. So who said Europe lacks a story and a cause?

Turkey’s people power tide

The eruption of protest in Istanbul and other Turkish cities expresses vigorous opposition to the political direction of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. This is a big, even historic, moment in Turkey.  

In the media

Head of Sofia office Dimitar Bechev looks at the stakes involved in the Turkish parliamentary election

Policy fellow Mattia Toaldo speaks to Bloomberg Business regarding Libya's war and social breakdown, and the subsequent migrant crisis facing Europe.

Dimitar Bechev and Andrew Wilson on Gazprom's alleged breach of EU anti-trust legisaltion

Dimitar Bechev's interview on the results of the presidential elections in Romania.