Senior Fellow, Security Program
E-mail Ambassador Boyko Noev at: csd(at)online(dot)bg
His educational background is in international relations.
During his diplomatic career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1981 - 1993) he was member and deputy-head of the Bulgarian delegations to the CSCE and CFE Vienna negotiations and head of the European Organizations Department.
In 1993 Mr. Noev was appointed Director Center for National Security Studies at the Ministry of Defense. He was Deputy Minister of Defense (1994) and Minister of Defense in the Interim Government (1994-1995). Mr. Noev has been Ambassador to NATO, Belgium and Luxembourg for three years (1996-1999) and was appointed Minister of Defense for a second time in 1999-2001.