Jos Boonstra is Head of EUCAM programme and senior researcher at FRIDE. Based in Brussels, he is also head of the Europe-Central Asia Monitoring (EUCAM) programme. Before joining FRIDE, he was programme manager at the Centre for European Security Studies (CESS), Groningen, The Netherlands.
Jos has an MA in International Relations and an MA in History from the University of Groningen. His research focuses on Eurasian and transatlantic security issues (foremost EU, NATO and OSCE policies) as well as democratisation in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. His recent publications include ‘Democracy in Central Asia: Sowing in unfertile fields?’ (FRIDE, May 2012), ‘Security and development in Central Asia’ (FRIDE, May 2012), ‘Challenging the South Caucasus security deficit’ (FRIDE, April 2011) and ‘NATO's new Strategic Concept’ (FRIDE, June 2010).
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