(POST)GRADUATE EDUCATION

Postgraduate Master of Arts (MA) of Civil-Military Interaction. Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg (HSU/UniBw H) / University of the German Federal Armed Forces Hamburg, Germany, in co-operation with the NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE), The Hague, The Netherlands (2017 > ongoing) www.hsu-hh.de/hsu/index.php

PhD Candidate International Relations and Electoral Studies. Thesis: 'Separation of Distance: Conflict and the Process of Borderization in the Russian Federation and its Near Abroad'. Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2013 > ongoing) www.maastrichtuniversity.nl

Postgraduate Programme Russian Language and Culture Studies. Pushkin Institute Moscow, Russian Federation (2009) www1.pushkin.edu.ru

Civilian Personnel of Peacekeeping and Peace-building Operations. United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR-POCI), Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa, Pisa, Italy (2008) www.sssup.it

Postgraduate Degree International Development Studies 'Public Support and International Development'. Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands & Centre for International Development Issues Nijmegen (CIDIN, Nijmegen) (2006) www.ru.nl/cidin

Postgraduate Degree Global Development Education. Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands & National Commission for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO), The Hague, The Netherlands (2005) www.uu.nl

Master of Arts (MA) Educational and Cultural Psychology (With Merits) - Minors in Psychotraumatology and Women Studies. Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands (2001) www.tilburguniversity.edu

 

BACHELOR DEGREE

Examen Propaedeuticum in Social Sciences (With Honors). Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands (1997) www.tilburguniversity.edu 

Degree in Teaching. Teachers’ College, Tilburg, The Netherlands (1990) fontys.edu

 

GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Atheneum α (Lyceum), Theresialyceum, Tilburg, The Netherlands (1989) www.theresialyceum.nl

 

TALENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

01 September 2012 - 05 April 2013 Participant-elect in the 'Driebergen Programme'; Talent Development Programme for D66 (ALDE Group) https://d66.nl/partij/talentontwikkeling-opleiding/talentontwikkeling/

01 June 2007 - 10 January 2008 Participant-elect in the Fontys University of Applied Sciences Talent Development Programme 'TOP' www.fontys.edu

01 February 2007 - 10 November 2007 Participant-elect in the 'Mayor and Diversity Traineeship Programme' of the Association of Dutch Municipalities (Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten - VNG); talent development programme (2008-2010) for prospective Mayors under auspice of Ms Karla Peijs, Queen's Commissioner in the Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands. Mentorship by Ms Wilma Delissen-van Tongerlo, Mayor of Peel and Maas Municipality, the Netherlands. Internship with Mayor Corstiaan Kleijtweg of Hellevoetsluis Municipality, the Netherlands www.burgemeesters.nl/diversiteit

 

TRAINING & COURSES (In Person)

VIKING 18 ‘Protection of Civilians, Leadership & Gender’. Multilateral Command Post Crisis Response Exercise, comprehensive approach on peace operation- and crisis management operational procedures. Swedish Armed Forces, Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Folke Bernadotte Academy. Stockholm/Enköping Sweden, 16 - 26 April, 2018 www.forsvarsmakten.se/en/about/exercises-and-events/viking-18

NATO CIMIC (Civil-Military Intercation) Higher Command Course (NCHCC). Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE). The Hague, the Netherlands, 04 – 15 December, 2017 www.cimic-coe.org

UN-CMCoord live eCourse. Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE). The Hague, The Netherlands, 28 November – 30 November, 2017 www.cimic-coe.org *) UN certified

European Security and Defence College (ESDC), Course on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict. Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) and the Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports - Directorate for Security Policy. *) UN certified. Stadtschlaining, Austria, 19 – 24 November, 2017 www.aspr.peacecastle.eu

Prepardness and Response Effectiveness Programme (PREP) Course. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). Reichenau an der Rax, Austria, 22 – 27 November, 2017 www.unocha.org

NATO CIMIC (Civil-Military Interaction) Field Workers Course. Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) in The Hague, The Netherlands, 18 – 22 September, 2017 www.cimic-coe.org

International Sign Language Course. United Nations Volunteers, Human Resource Capacity Development Team. Bonn, Germany, 18 July - 22 August, 2017

United Nations 'UN for All: Dignity and Inclusion at the UN Workplace' Training Session. Core Module & Module on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. United Nations Headquarters Bonn. Bonn, Germany, 07 August 2017

European Security and Defence Colleges (ESDC), Core Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR). Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports - Directorate for Security Policy. *) UN certified. Stadtschlaining, Austria, 21 - 29 September, 2016 www.aspr.peacecastle.eu

Result-based Management for Peacebuilding, Security & Development. Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), in co-operation with The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), The International Programme for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET), The Centre or Security, Development and the Rule of Law (DCAF). Geneva, Switzerland, 11 - 15 July, 2016 www.gcsp.ch

Civil-Military Planning Exercise 'Common Effort 2016', First German Netherlands Corps (1GNC). CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE) The Hague, The Netherlands, 27 June - 1 July, 2016 www.cimic-coe.org/tag/common-effort-exercise/

UNOCHA CM-Coord Skills Training. Civil Military Co-ordination Course. Sigriswil, Switzerland, 25 May - 04 June, 2016 www.unocha.org

International Negotiation and Arbitration. Association for International Arbitration. Brussels, Belgium, 09 - 11 March, 2016 www.arbitration-adr.org

Crater Analysis. OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine. Donetsk, Ukraine, 8 December, 2015 www.osce.org/ukraine-smm

Identification and Categorisation of Major Military Equipment. Zentrum für Verifikationsaufgaben der Bundeswehr (German Center for Arms Control Verification). Kyiv, Ukraine, 19 - 22 October, 2015 www.kommando.streitkraeftebasis.de 

OSCE SMM Training Course Dialogue Facilitation. Kyiv, Ukraine, 06 - 08 October, 2015 www.osce.org/ukraine-smm 

OSCE SMM Workshop 'How to work with a Language Assistant'. Mariupol, Ukraine, 14 - 15 July, 2015 www.osce.org/ukraine-smm

UNOCHA CM-Coord Course. Civil-Military Co-ordination Course. Akademie Berlin-Schmöckwitz. Berlin, Germany, 28 June - 04 July, 2015  www.unocha.org 

Medical Evacuation Training. RMSI Rapid Deployment Medical & Rescue (Dubai, UAE). OSCE SMMU Mariupol, Ukraine, 26 May, 2015 www.rmsi-medicalsolutions.com

Civil-Military Planning Exercise 'Common Effort 2015', First German Netherlands Corps (1GNC). Julius Leber Barracks, German Armed Forces, Berlin, Germany, 18 - 22 May, 2015 www.1gnc.org/civil-cooperation/common-effort-2015

Security Sector Reform. Folke Bernadotte Academy, Sandö, Sweden, 08 - 13 February, 2015 www.folkebernadotteacademy.se  

4x4 Armored Vehicle Driving Training (incl. winter driving, off-road driving and winching techniques). Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, 01 July, 2014 www.osce.org/ukraine-smm

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT). Fox Delta Risk Management Company (London, UK), Odessa, Ukraine, 13 - 16 June, 2014 www.foxdelta.co.uk

Induction Training OSCE Monitoring. Kiev, Ukraine, 07 - 09 May, 2014 www.osce.org/ukraine-smm

VIKING 14 ‘In the Spirit of Partnership for Peace’. Multilateral Command Post Crisis Response Exercise, comprehensive approach on peace operation- and crisis management operational procedures. Swedish Armed Forces, Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Folke Bernadotte Academy. Stockholm/Enköping Sweden, 31 March - 10 April, 2014 www.forsvarsmakten.se/en/about/exercises-and-events/viking-14

ENTRi Specialisation Course Pre-Deployment Training Afghanistan. Europe’s New Training Initiative for Civilian Crisis Management, in co-operation with CMC Finland (Crisis Management Centre, Kuopio). Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael. The Hague, the Netherlands, 27 - 30 January, 2014 www.entriforccm.eu/activities

Private Sector Development in Fragile and Conflict Affected States; Employment for Stability Course. The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Knowledge Platform Security and Rule of Law, co-operation with the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED). The Hague, The Netherlands, 13 - 16 January, 2014 www.enterprise-development.org

Political Adviser in International Organisations working in the field of Conflict & Crisis Management. Folke Bernadotte Academy, Sandö, Sweden, 25 - 30 November, 2012 www.folkebernadotteacademy.se

Reintegration of Ex-Combatants. International Alert & Transition International. Landgraaf, The Netherlands, 24 June -  01 July, 2012 www.international-alert.org

Political and Governance Monitoring in the context of Ministries of Foreign Affairs. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands, 16 - 23 March, 2012

International Peacekeeping Operations and Security in Africa. Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, The Hague, The Netherlands, 14 - 16 November, 2011 www.clingendael.nl

Hostile Environment Security Training (HEST), HART Land, Sea & Air Integrated Services. City & Gilds Accreditation, Tbilisi, Georgia, 20 - 26 November, 2010 www.hartinternational.com

Induction Training EU Monitoring. Tbilisi, Georgia, 01 - 02 November, 2010 www.eeas.europa.eu/csdp

Mission Preparedness Training: German Armed Forces Training Facility ‘Kallinchen’ (Teltow-Fläming), Germany (2007); Italian Air Brigade ‘Folgore’ (2009), Livorno, Italy; Royal Dutch Military Academy (KMA/NLDA Breda) (2009 & 2010).

International Crisis Operations Training: personal security (2009); road safety (2006, 2008); hard skin and soft skin vehicles, 4x4 driving (2006, 2008); adaptation to living conditions in the field (2008); behaviour at checkpoints, carjacking, hostage taking (2008); mine awareness both urban and rural (2008); medical preparations before missions, first aid and CPR (2007) 

Systemic Peacebuilding; Enhancing Coherence and Effectiveness in Policy and on-the-ground Peacebuilding. International Peace and Development Training Centre (IPDTC) & Peace Action, Training and Research Institute Romania (PATRIR). London, UK, 20 - 25 May, 2008 www.patrir.ro

“How to run your Summer Course successfully” EAIE Training Course – European Association for International Education. Milan, Italy, 15 May – 17 May, 2008 www.eaie.org
 
Long-Term Election Observation Training. Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze (ZIF). Europäische Akademie Berlin-Grünewald, Germany, 09 - 14 March, 2008 www.zif-berlin.org

NEEDS Training Seminar Long-Term Election Observation. European Commission NEEDS Training Seminar - Network of Europeans for Electoral and Democracy Support. Capacity Building for European Union Election Observers, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 20 - 25 April, 2007 www.needsproject.euProject Management for International Projects. MDF Training & Consultancy / PROFOUND Platform, Ede, The Netherlands, 04 - 09 March, 2006 www.mdf.nl

Crisis Intervention and Risk Management. ICRN Training (International Crisis Response Network), Forum Eltern Lehrer Schüler e.V. Würzburg (Germany) & Community Stress Prevention Centre at Tel Hai College, Kiryat Shmona, Israel, 03 - 09 October, 2004 www.icspc.org

 

TRAINING & COURSES (eLearning)

UNOCHA UN-CMCoord eCourse (United States Institute of Peace – Global Campus) Working in Complex Emergencies (15 November 2017)

UNOCHA UN-CMCoord eCourse (United States Institute of Peace – Global Campus) Working in Natural Disasters (15 November 2017)

UNDP Course for Managers 'UNDP Legal Framework: What every staff should know' (10 August 2017)

UNDP 'Women and Leadership' (07 August 2017)

UNDP 'Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment and Anti-Corruption' (04 August 2017)

UN 'Programme Criticality' (28 July 2017)

UNDP / UN System Staff College 'Promoting Diversity and Inclusiveness in the Workplace' (26 July 2017)

UN Women Training Centre 'I Know Gender. An Introduction to Gender Equality for UN Staff' (26 July 2017)

UNDP 'United Nations Human Rights and Responsibilities' (25 July 2017)

UN Course for Managers 'The Gender Journey: thinking outside of the box' (06 January 2017)

UN Course for Managers 'Prevention of Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Abuse of Authority' (03 January 2017)

UNDP 'Ethics and Integrity at the United Nations Development Programme' (30 November 2016)

UN Department of Safety and Security Training 'Basic Security in the Field II' - BSIF II (29 November 2016)

UN Department of Safety and Security Training 'Advanced Security in the Field' - ASIF (28 November 2016)

UN Department of Safety and Security Training 'Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War Safety Training' (20 July 2015)

OSCE 'OSCE Ethical Awareness Training' (30 July 2014)

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