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Stability | Growth | Cooperation
Serres, Greece - May 25-26, 2017
Georgi Gotev 2017
Nationality : Bulgaria

Mr. Georgi Gotev

Senior Editor | Euractiv.com
  • Speaker at Session II | Roads of Energy – Electricity & Gas Interconnectivity

Georgi Gotev is a Brussels-based journalist, and a Bulgarian-Belgian national, Senior Editor at EURACTIV.COM, a European media platform specialising in the online publication of articles focusing on European policymaking, present also in Greece.

He has a diplomatic background, and has been a member of the first team of diplomats who opened the Bulgarian mission to the European Communities in 1993. In 2007-2008 he was the Spokesperson of the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe.

With EURACTIV during nine years Georgi Gotev has covered a wide range of issues, including EU foreign policy, enlargement and neighbourhood policy, EU-Russia relations, Energy issues, in particular pipeline politics – the various often virtual projects, such as Nabucco, South Stream, Turkish Stream, TAP, Nord Stream etc.

He has also covered national politics and elections in the member states, including Greece, as well as European elections and EU Institutional Affairs.

Abstract

Pipeline politics: the virtual mega-projects

• Nabucco, South Stream, TurkStream: pie in the sky?
• The political effect. Who are the victims?
• Lessons learned