PROJECTS

09 March 2020 Organiser Exchange visit H.E. Dr Rusudan Gotsiridze, Bishop of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia, Bishop of Central Georgia

H.E. Dr Rusudan Gotsiridze is a Bishop of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia and a Women’s Rights Activist. She was the first female Baptist bishop in Georgia and has advocated against gender violence and for women’s equality. In 2014, Michelle Obama awarded Bishop Gotsiridze the International Women of Courage Award. Remonstrant Church Headquarters, Nieuwe Gracht 27a, Utrecht, The Netherlands

04 December 2019 to 06 December 2019 Presenter ‘Manoeuvring in Hybrid Contingencies’, Conference ‘Hybrid Warfare: Future and Technologies (HYFUTEC)’, Community of Interest Strategy and Defence

Co-operation between the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats and StratByrd Consulting, Bonier Conference Centre, Torsgatan 2, Stockholm, Sweden

29 November 2019 to 30 November 2019 Participant Logistical Bivouac, Royal Netherlands Navy

Two-day military training on logistical and technical affairs, including administration of transport and convoy driving skills. Willem Lodewijk van Nassau Military Barracks, Marnehuizen, The Netherlands

25 December 2019 to 13 December 2019 Trainer / Lecturer United Nations Military Experts on Mission (UNMeOM) Course

Lecturer ‘Protection of Civilians’, ‘Women, Peace, Security’, ‘Child Protection’, ‘Conflict Related Sexual Violence’, ‘Conduct and Discipline’, ‘Hijacking’ and ‘Crater Analysis’. Netherlands School for Peace Operations (School voor Vredesmissies, SVV, OTCO-OTCMAN), Harskamp Military Camp, Otterloseweg 5, Harskamp, The Netherlands

16 November 2019 to 24 November 2019 Lecturer / Leader International Workshop for Experts and Practitioners ‘Diversity & Inclusion in Defence and Security Institutions: Towards more Equitable Representation & Participation’, Georgian Defence Institution Building School (DIB)

Civil Council on Defence and Security (CCDS), Georgian Defence Institution Building School (DIB) of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia, 20, D. Chonkadze Street, Tbilisi, Georgia

06 November 2019 to 11 November 2019 Delegate on behalf of the Netherlands NSWaS Friendship Association to the Annual General Meeting of Neve Shalom/Wāħat-al-Salām ‘Oasis of Peace (NSWaS). Annual Theme 2019: ‘Moving Forward, leading Change’

Neve Shalom/Wāħat as-Salām is a cooperative village in Israel, jointly founded by Israeli Jews and in an attempt to show that the two peoples can live side by side peacefully, as well as to conduct educational work for peace, equality and understanding between the two peoples. Doar Na Shimshon, Ramla (Central District), Mateh Yehuda Regional Council, Israel

21 October 2019 Jury Member at Commemorative Event International United Nations Day ‘Night of the United Nations’

Panelist SDG #16 ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’. Jury Member for the Election of the UN Youth Representative 2019-2020, Event Centre ‘Pakhuis de Zwijger’, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 July 2019 to 11 July 2019 Attendance Touch Dutch Base Day (TDB), Nationaal Coördinator Internationale Functies (NCIF), Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Annual Come Back Day for international civil servants of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. ‘Het Spaanse Hof’ Westeinde 12, The Hague, The Netherlands

27 June 2019 Attendance Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) Change of Command Ceremony and CIMIC Award of Excellence 2019 Ceremony

Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE), Farewell Ceremony Col Wolfgang Paulik, Installation of LtCol Frank van Boxmeer Director CCOE

17 June 2019 to 18 June 2019 Representative EU Civilian Training Group (EUCTG) on Civilian Coordinator for Training (CCT) for Security Sector Reform (SSR), conduct Training Requirement Analysis (TRA)

European Security and Defence College (ESDC) Executive Academic Board Meeting in support of European Union Security Sector Reform Training (EU SSR) Training (EAB SSR Meeting), ESDC Office, Ground floor Training Room, Rue Beillard, Brussels, Belgium

27 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 Presenter / Syndicate Moderator ACO CIMIC Key Leader Conference (CKLC19) & CMI Steering Committee Meeting, Theme: ‘CIMIC Vision 2025 – Meeting Challenge with Innovation’

Projecting Stability Syndicate, Albanian Minister of Defence, SHAPE J9 and CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE), Albanian Ministry of Defence, Tirana, Albania

19 May 2019 Appointment  ‘Partnering for Peace’ Fellow of the Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College (2019-2021)

Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies Programme (PACS), Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

09 May 2019 ‘Storyteller’ Storytelling Event

Standing Stone Coffee Company, 1229 Mifflin Street, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

02 May 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr Emil Nagengast, Prof. of Politics – ‘John Rawls Veil of Ignorance’

Juniata College, Department of Politics, Good Hall, Room 202, Huntingdon, PA, US

01 May 2019 Delivery Masterclass ‘International Rule of Law from the City of The Hague & Contemporary Issues in Dutch and European Society’ – Part II

Smithfield Correctional Institute (SCI), High Security Detention Centre, Huntingdon, US

30 April 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr James Roney, I. Harvey Brumbaugh Professor of Russian and International Studies – ‘Global Engagement Faculty Learning’

Juniata College, Department of Language, Cultural Studies and International Studies Program, Good Hall, Room 107, Huntingdon, PA, US

26 April 2019 Presenter Subcommittee of the Board of Trustees of Juniata College, Committee on Education and Student Life

Juniata College, Von Liebig Centre for Science, Rockwell Senior Room, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

24 April 2019 Delivery Masterclass ‘International Rule of Law from the City of The Hague & Contemporary Issues in Dutch and European Society’ – Part I

Smithfield Correctional Institute (SCI), High Security Detention Centre, Huntingdon, US

24 April 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr Alison Fletcher, W. Newton & Hazel A. Long Professor of History – ‘Building a New Europe and New Challenges’

Juniata College, History Department, Founders Hall, Room 401, Huntingdon, PA, US

17 April 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr Kathleen Briddle, Associate Prof. of Education – ‘Introduction to Poverty Studies’

Juniata College, Good Hall, Room 201, Huntingdon, PA, US

16 April 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr Emil Nagengast, Prof. of Politics – ‘Promoting Human Rights: Strategies for Enhancing Human Rights’ Part II

Juniata College, Department of Politics, Good Hall, Room 202, Huntingdon, PA, US

11 April 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr Emil Nagengast, Prof. of Politics – ‘Promoting Human Rights: Strategies for Enhancing Human Rights’ Part I

Juniata College, Department of Politics, Good Hall, Room 202, Huntingdon, PA, US

10 April 2019 Presenter ‘Day of Responsibility’, Smithfield Correctional Institute – Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Smithfield Correctional Institute (SCI), High Security Detention Centre, Huntingdon, US

06 April 2019 Lecturer Peacebuilding Master Class ‘Early Warning, Prevention and Intervention Efforts in Peacekeeping’

Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies Programme (PACS), PACS 105 Course ‘Introduction to Conflict Resolution’, Brumbaugh Academic Centre (BAC), Room C109, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

30 March 2019 Lecturer Peacebuilding Master Class ‘International Peacekeeping Efforts; the Role of the International Community, Civil Society and Women in Peacekeeping’

Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies Programme (PACS), PACS 105 Course ‘Introduction to Conflict Resolution’, Brumbaugh Academic Centre (BAC), Room C109, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

29 March 2019 Organiser / Presenter / Speaker Luncheon Roundtable ‘Brexit D-Day; A Program on the Exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union and its Regional and Global Consequences’, Event in support of Youth in the European Union’

Juniata College, Ellis Hall Ballroom, Huntingdon, PA, US

21 March 2019 Presenter ‘Restorative Justice’, Pennsylvania Prison Society Meeting

The Pennsylvania Prison Society (est. 1787) is an advocacy group that supports prisoners, formerly incarcerated individuals and their families. Juniata College, Unity House, 1905 Moore Street, Huntingdon, PA, US

19 March 2019 Co-teacher – paired with Dr Douglas Stiffler, Prof of Asian History – ‘Samurai Legends and Lives’

Juniata College, History Department and International Studies Program, Founders Hall, Room 309, Huntingdon, PA, US

21 January 2019 to 20 May 2019 Scholar-in-Residence, Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies PACS Programme ‘Conflict Resolution’

Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies Programme (PACS), PACS 105 Course ‘Introduction to Conflict Resolution’, Brumbaugh Academic Centre (BAC), Room P107, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

10 January 2019 Presenter at Quaker Meeting

State College Quaker Friends Meetings (est.1790), Quaker Meeting House, Cassady Avenue 2206, Huntingdon, PA, US

11 January 2019 Player ‘Maritime Strategic Wargaming’ Simulation

Moderated by Commander Niels Woudstra, Acting Chief EU & NATO at the Netherlands Permanent Representation to NATO and the EU in Brussels. At Kromhout Military Barracks, Utrecht, The Netherlands

15 November 2018 Presenter ‘Women with a Mission’ Event

Annual Event of the Women’s Network of the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces. Dumoulin Military Garison, Soesterberg, The Netherlands

05 November 2018 Jury Member at Commemorative Event International United Nations Day ‘Night of the United Nations’

Panelist SDG #16 ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’. Jury Member for the Election of the UN Youth Representative 2018-2019, Event Centre ‘Pakhuis de Zwijger’, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

17 October 2018 to 19 October 2018 Delegate EuroDefense Europe Presidents’ Council Meeting Brussels

Delegate on behalf of EuroDefense Netherlands to the EuroDefense Europe Presidents’ Council Meeting at Prince Albert Military Barracks, Royal Belgian Armed Forces, Petite Caremes Brussels, Belgium

16 October 2018 Subject Matter Expert ‘Analysis Makes the Difference’ Workshop, CIMIC Centre of Excellence

Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE), Brasserskade Complex, The Hague, The Netherlands

13 October 2018 Co-host at Frankfurt Book Fair Side-event ‘Georgia’s Ancient Culture; Europe and the Eurasian Divide’

69th Edition of the Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Bookfair) ‘Ideas that Move the World’, with hosting nation Georgian Republic ‘Georgian Literature and Culture’, Frankfurt, Germany

18 September 2018 Guest Lecturer / Subject Matter Expert Civil-Military Centre of Excellence (CIMIC COE)

CIMIC Field Worker Course (NCFWSWC-03-18). Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE), The Hague, The Netherlands

17 September 2018 Opener ‘Anna Karenina Reading Marathon’, incl. First Reading Session

International Literature Festival Utrecht (ILFU). Utrecht Central Railway Station ‘Hoog Catharijne’, Utrecht, The Netherlands

04 September 2018 to 05 September 2018 Panelist ‘Facing Vulnerabilities and Resilience in the Maritime Domain; North- and Baltic Sea’ International Symposium

Bundesministerium der Verteidigung (German Ministry of Defence), in co-operation with the Interdisziplinärer Forschungsschwerpunkt Maritime Sicherheit (iFMS, Interdisciplinary Research Network Maritime Security), Hybrid CoE (European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in Helsinki) and the Helmut-Schmidt-Universität. Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, University of the Bundeswehr, Hamburg, Germany

31 August 2018 to 03 September 2018 Subject Matter Expert / Presenter Annual Convention on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament (CCADD)

2018 CCADD Convention Theme: ‘The Long Shadow of 1918 for Contemporary Security Politics’. Title of Presentation: ‘The Past as a Source of Conflict: The Ukraine Crisis, Child of a Cold Peace’. ‘Thagaste’ (Trefpunt Augustijnen), Ghent, Belgium

17 Augustus 2018 ‘Storyteller’ CISV International’s Global Conference 2018

Hotel NH Eindhoven Conference Centre Koningshof Veldhoven, The Netherlands

18 July 2018 Guest Lecturer Tilburg University International Summer School 2018, Social Sciences Programme

International Summer School ‘Dealing with Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice’. Lecture title: ‘Contemporary Geopolitical Power Shifts’. Tilburg, The Netherlands

09 July 2018 to 13 July 2018 Subject Matter Expert / Presenter Civil-Military High Availability Disaster Response Course (HADR)

Bundesministeriums des Innern, für Bau und Heimat (BMI, German Federal Ministry of the Interior), Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe (BBK, Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance), Akademie für Krisenmanagement, Notfallplanung und Zivilschutz (AKNZ, Academy for Crisis Management, Emergency Planning and Civil Protection), Bad Neuenahr – Ahrweiler, Germany

14 June 2018 Workshop Leader ‘Social Responsibility and the SDG Campaign’, Tilburg University Impact Program ‘Science with a Soul’

Impact Policy Workshop ‘Mission Driven Collaboration: Opportunities for Impact in International Development’. Tilburg University, Cobbenhagen Building, Tilburg, The Netherlands

14 May 2018 to 17 May 2018 Workshop Leader / Moderator ‘CIMIC in the Maritime Domain’, NATO CIMIC Community of Interest Conference (COI) and Annual Discipline Conference (ADC)

2018 Theme: ‘NATO Strategic Direction South – Projecting Stability’. NATO Defence College (NDC), NATO City Roma ‘Cecchignola’, Rome, Italy

13 May 2018 to 15 May 2018 Guest Lecturer ‘Democratic Development and Human Rights’ Course, Lecture Series ‘The Role and Function of Elections and Election Observation’

SAMPOL601 ‘VALGRETT’ (Valg- og Rettighetsobservasjon), Bergen University in co-operation with the Norwegian Resources Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM), Oslo, Norway. Bergen University, Lauritz Meltzers hus, Bergen, Norway

16 April 2018 to 26 April 2018 VIKING 18, Multilateral Command Post Crisis Response Exercise  ‘Protection of Civilians, Leadership and Gender’

VIKING 18 ‘Protection of Civilians, Leadership and Gender’, Multinational Military Exercise, co-operation of the Swedish Armed Forces, Swedish Ministery of Defence, Swedish Ministery of Foreign Affairs and Folke Bernadotte Academy. (Simulated) Role: United Nations Mission in Bogaland (UNMIB), Deputy Chief Joint Operations Centre (JOC), Stockholm/Enköping, Sweden

26 February 2018 to 28 February 2018 Guest Lecturer ‘Crisis Management and Crisis Prevention’, Centre for Peace Studies (CPS) at University of Tromsø

The University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway, Centre for Peace Studies (CPS) Tromsø, Tromse County, Norway

12 February 2018 to 16 February 2018 Scholar-in-Residence Juniata College – Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Scholar-in-Residence PACS Programme (Peace and Conflict Studies), Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, US

08 February 2018 to 09 February 2018 Guest Lecturer ‘Community Resilience in the Context of Crisis Management’ Fordham University

Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York. New York City, New York, US

23 January 2018 to 26 January 2018 Trainer ‘Conduct-after-Capture Course’ (CAC), Norwegian Armed Forces

Norwegian Armed Forces – Norwegian Defence Intelligence School NORDIS, Lutvanleir Military Garrison. Trosterud Alna, Oslo, Norway

12 October 2017 Presenter ‘Leveraging Polarities in Turbulence: Transforming Vicious Cycles into Virtuous Cycles’, Alumni Pre-conference Workshop International Leadership Academy (ILA)

Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), in co-operation with The International Leadership Academy (ILA). SQUARE Meeting Centre Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

09 September 2017 to 11 September 2017 Subject Matter Expert / Presenter Annual Convention on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament (CCADD)

2017 Convention Theme: ‘Values-driven Politics in time of Identity Crisis’. Landgoed Beukbergen, Training Centre of the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces, Huis ter Heide, The Netherlands

31 July 2017  Guest Lecturer ‘International Monitoring and the Process of Borderization: Insights of an Insider’, Tilburg University International Summer School 2017, Social Science Programme

International Summer School ‘Dealing with Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice’. Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

06 June 2017 Subject Matter Expert ‘Civil Spring’ Military Exercise

CIMIC – OOCL 1, Infrastructure Network, Oranjekazerne Military Barracks, Schaarsbergen, The Netherlands

3 May 2018 to 15 May 2018 Guest Lecturer ‘Democratic Development and Human Rights’ Course, Lecture Series ‘The Role and Function of Elections and Election Observation’

SAMPOL601 ‘VALGRETT’ (Valg- og Rettighetsobservasjon), Bergen University in co-operation with the Norwegian Resources Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM), Oslo, Norway. Bergen University, Lauritz Meltzers hus, Bergen, Norway

19 May 2015 to 02 June 2017 Participant Civil-Military Planning Exercise ‘Common Effort 2017’; Annual Theme ‘Iraq: Building Trust for Stability’

Building effective interactions between Civilian and Military actors in Crisis Situations. 1 German Netherlands Corps (1 GNC). CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE), Julius-Leber-Barracks, German Armed Forces, Berlin, Germany

26 August 2016 to 30 August 2016 Presenter Annual Convention on Christian Approaches to Defence and Disarmament (CCADD)

2016 Convention Theme: ‘The Borders of Anxiety: Moral, Political and Security Dilemmas in a Perfect Storm. Interaction between current International and Domestic Crises’. Salvator Center, Bratislava, Slowakia

26 July 2016 Guest Lecturer ‘International Monitoring and the Process of Borderization: Insights of an Insider’, Tilburg University International Summer School 2016, Social Science Programme

International Summer School ‘Dealing with Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice’. Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

23 July 2016 Jury Chair Peace Palace The Hague Academy of International Law Model United Nations

Model United Nations Theme ‘Keep Space for Peace’, in co-operation with the Committee on the Peaceful uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). Peace Palace The Hague, The Netherlands

27 June 2016 to 01 July 2016 Participant Civil-Military Planning Exercise ‘Common Effort 2016’, Annual Theme ‘Libya Region and Refugees / Migrant Flows’

Building effective interactions between Civilian and Military actors in Crisis Situations. 1 German Netherlands Corps (1 GNC). CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE), The Hague, The Netherlands

23 April 2016 Debate Moderator ‘Burgertop Sociaal 013’ (Civil Summit) Tilburg Municipality

Civil Summit promoting Civil Participation in Local Governing Processes. Koepelhal, Tilburg, The Netherlands

08 April 2016 to 10 April 2010 Guest Lecturer Bergen University Course on Democratisation and Election Observation

SAMPOL601 Course, Bergen University in Co-operation with the Norwegian Resources Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM). Bergen University, Bergen, Norway

18 May 2015 to 22 May 2015 Participant Civil-Military Planning Exercise ‘Common Effort 2015’; Annual Theme ‘South Sudan’

Building effective interactions between Civilian and Military actors in Crisis Situations. 1 German Netherlands Corps (1 GNC). CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE), Julius-Leber-Barracks, German Armed Forces, Berlin, Germany

17 May 2015 Guest (Religious) Sermon – Sermon on the Mount ‘Blessed are the Peacemakers: for they shall be called the Children of God’ (Matthew 5:19)

Remonstrant Brotherhood – Arminius Church Rotterdam. Rotterdam, The Netherlands

11 May 2015 Guest Lecturer ‘A League of Nations; Multilateral Co-operative Structures in Support of Global Development and Universal Human Rights’, Leiden University

Leiden University The Hague Campus, Faculty for Studies on Peace and Justice. The Hague, The Netherlands

09 May 2015 Jury and Referee ‘Third The Hague Peace Conference’

Third Hague Peace Conference at Peace Palace The Hague – Simulation of Historic Events. On the Occasion of the Centennial Commemoration of the Third Hague Peace Conference (1915 – 2015). Peace Palace The Hague, The Netherlands

01 December 2014 to 04 December 2014 20th EuroDefense Europe Presidents’ Council Meeting

Delegate – on behalf of the Netherlands EuroDefense National Association – to the 20th EuroDefense Annual International Conference, The Westin Grand Hotel and Conference Centre Berlin, Berlin, Germany

01 November 2014 to 24 October 2015 Guest Editor Special Edition ‘VN Forum’

Guest Editor Special Edition ‘VN Forum’ (‘UN Forum’, United Nations Association The Netherlands), commemorating Seventy-years United Nations – 24 October 2015

31 October 2014 Trainer ‘International Election Observation’

Training International Election Observers for the 30 November 2014 Parliamentary Elections in Moldova. Trainer on behalf of the European Initiative for Democratic Support (EIDP) and the Support Initiative for Liberty and Democracy (SILBA) Denmark. Seats to Meet, Utrecht, The Netherlands

28 August 2014 to 31 August 2014 Presenter Interfaith Peacebuilding Program, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Study-visits to Duncairn Community Centre for Culture and Arts (Centre for Dialogue), The 174 Trust (Building Peace, Promoting Reconciliation), Common Good Centre at Queen’s University Belfast, Skainos Centre Belfast (Redevelopment Scheme), and meetings with (former) Irish Republican Army and the Loyalist Union Representatives, Belfast, Northern Ireland

24 August 2014 to 27 August 2014 Presenter 34th World Congress of the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF)

International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF), in co-operation with Birmingham University, Birmingham, United Kingdom

27 June 2014 Project Leader Hague Academy Model United Nations; ‘The use of Drones; International Law and Regulation’

The Hague Academy on International Law at Peace Palace The Hague, The Netherlands

25 April 2014 to 27 April 2014 Guest Lecturer ‘Democratic Development and Human Rights’ Course, Lecture Series ‘The Role and Function of Elections and Election Observation’

SAMPOL601 ‘VALGRETT’ (Valg- og Rettighetsobservasjon), Bergen University in co-operation with the Norwegian Resources Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM), Oslo, Norway. Bergen University, Lauritz Meltzers hus, Bergen, Norway

31 March 2014 to 10 April 2014 VIKING 14, Multilateral Command Post Crisis Response Exercise  ‘In the Spirit of Partnership for Peace’

VIKING 14 ‘in the Spirit of Partnership for Peace’, Multinational Military Exercise, co-operation of the Swedish Armed Forces, Swedish Ministery of Defence, Swedish Ministery of Foreign Affairs and Folke Bernadotte Academy. (Simulated) Role: European Union Civil Administration Mission in Bogaland (EUCAM)), Senior Human Rights Officer. Stockholm/Enköping, Sweden

06 March 2014 Guest Lecturer ‘International Election Observation in te Light of Democratic Development’, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Master Programme Constitutional Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

05 February 2014 Trainer Harvard MUN & Belgrade MUN ‘United Nations behind the Scenes: letting your Negotiations work for Global Justice and Peace’

Leiden University, Plexus Building, Leiden, The Netherlands

04 December 2013 Referee European Parliament Special Hearing ‘The Human Trafficking Cycle’

Van Reisen – Estefanos – Rijken Report ‘The Human Trafficking Cycle; Sinai and Beyond’ (2013), European Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

02 December 2013 Presenter ‘The Future of Policies vis-a-vis Military Reservists’

National Symposium

Korporaal van Oudheusden Military Barracks, Hilversum, The Netherlands

23 November 2013 Presenter ‘Wounded Warriors The Netherlands’, Annual General Meeting

‘Wounded Warriors The Netherlands’, Marine Etablissement, Royal Netherlands Navy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

06 November 2013 Organizer ‘Choice of the Caucasus’ Special Event

In 2013, all three countries of the Southern Caucasus scheduled for Presidential Elections. ‘Choice of the Caucasus’ shed light on the outcomes of these elections, and their interconnectedness. IKV Pax Christi, in co-operation with Foundation Max van der Stoel and the United Nations Student Association (SIB) Amsterdam. University of Amsterdam, CREA Amsterdam, The Netherlands

23 October 2013 Jury Member and Panelist ‘Night of the United Nations’, Election United Nations Youth Representative 2013-2014

Representing the United Nations Association the Netherlands (UNA Netherlands) on the Occasion of International UN Day 2013, UN&ME / Dutch Youth Council (NJR), Debate Centre ‘De Rode Hoed’, Keizersgracht 102, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 October 2013 EuroDefense Europe Presidents’ Council Meeting ‘Europe as a Security and Defence Actor; Objectives – Capabilities – Cooperation’

In co-operation with the European Movement The Netherlands (Europese Beweging Nederland, EBN). Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands

29 September 2013 Workshop Leader ‘The Hague International Day’

Representing the United Nations Association the Netherlands (UNA Netherlands), Worldhotel Bel Air, The Hague, The Netherlands

20 September 2013 Subject Matter Expert Intervision Session National Working Group on Anthropology and Intercultural Methodology

STME-AIM: ‘Public Approach towards Authority Figures’, Focus, Utrecht, The Netherlands

18 September 2013 to 30 October 2013 Guest Lecturer ‘Transforming War Economies’

The Hague University of Applied Sciences (HHS), International Public Management Programme, HHS Academy of Public Management, Safety & Law, The Hague, The Netherlands

09 September 2013 Briefer to the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Georgia

Central Election Commission of the Republic of Georgia (CEC), International Relations Division, Tbilisi, Georgia

07 September 2013 Project Leader ‘Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations; One-hundred Years of Peace and Justice in the City of The Hague’

United Nations Association the Netherlands, in co-operation with the Carnegie Foundation and Peace Palace The Hague. Peace Palace The Hague, The Netherlands

05 September 2013 Trainer International Election Observers for the 2013 Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Parliamentary Elections (21 September 2013)

21 September 2013 Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Parliamentary Elections (Governates of Sulaymaniyah, Erbil and Dahuk), focus on Assyrian national minority, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), EO Broadcasting Company and Jubilee Campaign, Hilversum, The Netherlands

11 July 2013 Delegate to the 18th Commemorative Event of the Srebrenica Genocide

Representing the Board of IKV Pax Christi, a co-operation with UNPROFOR Dutchbat III Veterans and Holocaust Memorial Centre ‘Kamp Westerbork’ (Westerbork Transit Camp), Srebrenica-Potocari, Bosnia and Herzegovina

03 June 2013 Presenter Annual DUNSA/SIB ‘Diplomats Dinner’

Dutch United Nations Student Association (DUNSA) / Studentenvereniging Internationale Betrekkingen (SIB). Groningen University, Van Swinderen Huys, Groningen, The Netherlands

30 May 2013 Chair and Moderator ‘Indonesia Day: Indonesia’s Search for Identity and Structure’

Academic Society (Academisch Genootschap), Eindhoven, The Netherlands

22 May 2013 Chair ‘Act for Peace’, Ambassadors for Peace Annual Event

IKV Pax Christi, Meeting Plaza, Utrecht, The Netherlands

29 April 2013 Seminar ‘The Future of EU-Russian Relations – The Liberal Viewpoint’

The Swedish People’s Party in Finland SFP and the Swedish International Liberal Centre (SILC), in co-operation with ALDE Group and The Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO. Hanasaari Cultural Center, Espoo, Finland

19 April 2013 to 21 April 2013 Guest Lecturer ‘Democratic Development and Human Rights’ Course, Lecture Series ‘The Role and Function of Elections and Election Observation’

SAMPOL601 ‘VALGRETT’ (Valg- og Rettighetsobservasjon), Bergen University in co-operation with the Norwegian Resources Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM), Oslo, Norway. Bergen University, Lauritz Meltzers hus, Bergen, Norway

12 April 2013 Presenter Annual Conference ‘Women Powerful Agents for Peace & Security’

European Centre International Council of Women (ECICW) / International Council of Women (ICW), Frederik Kazerne, The Hague, The Netherlands

21 March 2013 Chair ‘Armament and Disarmament’ Symposium

Stichting Vredesburo Eindhoven, Werkgroep ‘De Vierde Kamer’, Universiteits-Commissie ‘Technologie voor Ontwikkeling’ Tu/E. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

27 November 2012 Chair ‘Sustainability and the end to Fossil Fuels’ Symposium

Foundation Peace Sciences Eindhoven (Stichting Vredesburo Eindhoven), Werkgroep ‘De Vierde Kamer’, Universiteits-Commissie ‘Technologie voor Ontwikkeling’ TU/e. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

16 November 2012 Guest Lecturer ‘Citizen in a Global World; Global Citizenship on the Inter- and Intrapersonal Level’, Clingendael Institute

Leergang Buitenlandse Betrekkingen. Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’, The Hague, The Netherlands

08 November 2012 Workshop Leader XIIIe Lustrum Event DUNSA / SIB Groningen ‘Defining the Future; Shaping the Post Conflict World’

Dutch United Nations Student Association (DUNSA) / Studentenvereniging Internationale Betrekkingen (SIB). Workshops: ‘Women in Conflict; UNSCR 1325 Building on Democracy’ and ‘Democracy and Human Rights’. Plaza Danza Groningen, The Netherlands

03 September 2012 Chair ‘Consumerism, Poverty and Globalisation’ Symposium

Stichting Vredesburo Eindhoven, Werkgroep ‘De Vierde Kamer’, Universiteits-Commissie ‘Technologie voor Ontwikkeling’ TU/e. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

16 June 2012 25th Presenter ‘Twenty-five Years United Nations Association the Netherlands’

Commemorative Event

World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), including Model United Nations ‘Rio+20’. The Hague Municipality City Hall, The Hague, The Netherlands

14 June 2012 Panelist ‘Twenty Years of Bilateral Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Georgia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ Seminar

‘The Netherlands and Georgia: Partners in International Law, Security and Stability’. With H.E. Mr Batu Kutelia, Deputy Secretary of the National Security Council of Georgia and former Ambassador of Georgia to the US, H.E. Mr Pieter Langenberg, Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tbilisi and Mr Jos Koesters, Director Corporate Staff at Clingendael Institute. Clingendael Institute for International Relations, The Hague, The Netherlands

10 May 2012 Presenter ‘Peace Ambassador Day’

IKV Pax Christi, Centraal Museum Utrecht, The Netherlands

01 May 2012 Subject Matter Expert, Election Reform International Services (ERIS) Expert Meeting ‘Combatting Election-related Violence’

Election Reform International Services (ERIS), Lincoln House / Vassal, London, UK

25 April 2012 Panelist ‘Max van der Stoel: Life and Legacy’ Symposium

Max van der Stoel, Human Rights Professor, politician and diplomat. Societeit De Harmonie, Tilburg, The Netherlands

13 April 2012 to 15 April 2012 Guest Lecturer ‘Democratic Development and Human Rights’ Course, Lecture Series ‘The Role and Function of Elections and Election Observation’

SAMPOL601 ‘VALGRETT’ (Valg- og Rettighetsobservasjon), Bergen University in co-operation with the Norwegian Resources Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM), Oslo, Norway. Bergen University, Lauritz Meltzers hus, Bergen, Norway

23 April 2012 Presenter ‘Festival Iberia’, Leiden University

Opening of Georgian Cultural Event ‘Georgia: Local Time’. Leiden University Academy Building. Leiden, The Netherlands

16 March 2012 Debater ‘Female Members of Parliament of the Kingdom of Bahrein’, Round Table Session

The Hague, the Netherlands

16 January 2012 Trainer ‘International Election Observation Training Course for Members of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands’

Dutch Member’s of Parliament, Dutch Members of European Parliament. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands

21 December 2011 Panelist ‘Post-election Reconstruction and Stabilisation in Cote d’Ivoire’,

Public Debate

Debate organized by the Dutch United Nations Student Association (SIB). Academy Building Leiden, The Netherlands

08 October 2011 to 01 November 2011 Trainer ‘Intercultural Learning and Experiential Learning’, CISV International Regional Training Forum

CISV’s International Pool of Trainers (‘Train-the-Trainers’), CISV International, Schloss Neudorf, Neudorf (Graz, Styria), Austria

08 April 2012 to 09 April 2011 Organizer ‘Enhancement of International Election Observation and Assessment of Elections’, Expert Meeting

Maastricht University, Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe Basiliek Maastricht, The Netherlands

11 October 2010 Statement ‘UN Security Council Resolution 1325 – Ten Years On’

65th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. New York City, United States

24 September 2010 Moderator ‘The Role of Civil Actors in Peacekeeping’ Symposium

Foundation for Peace Sciences, The Hague University, The Hague, The Netherlands

16 September 2010 Opening Speaker ‘My School is my Future – Women and Education in Afghanistan’, Photo Exhibition

An exhibition of photographic work by Gitta van Buuren, Portraits of Afghan Women in Education. Ariane Foundation (Stipend Fund for Afghan Women), Wageningen Public Library, Wageningen, The Netherlands

28 June 2010 to 23 July 2010 Visiting Professor 3rd International Summer Semester ‘Recovery and Prosperity: Post Crisis and New Future’, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU – ISS)

Sungkyunkwan University (est. 1398), private comprehensive research university of South Korea founded by Joseon Dynasty. Four-weeks Intensive International Course Programme. Delivered Courses: I ‘Human Rights in the Context of Development’ (49 hrs in-classroom lecture), and II ‘Social and Political Risk after World Crisis’ (49 hrs in-classroom lecture). SKKU Seoul Campus, Seoul, Republic of Korea

22 June 2010 to 23 June 2010 Presenter ‘European Union Focal Points Meeting 2010’

Network of Europeans for Electoral and Democracy Support (NEEDS), NEEDS Office Brussels, Belgium

13 June 2010 Panelist ‘Changing European Culture’, Cultural Festival on Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe Centre (Oost-Europa Centrum), De Poorten, Tilburg, The Netherlands

10 June 2010 Organiser and Speaker ‘Seven Minutes for 1325; Women, Democratisation and Peacebuilding’ Event

Officiers Casino, Commando Diensten Centrum, Soesterberg, The Netherlands

24 April 2010 Moderator Peace Day (Vredeswerkdag) ‘Neighbours for Peace’ (‘Buurten voor Vrede’)

IKV Pax Christi, Utrecht, The Netherlands

01 April 2010 Chair ‘Initial Statement towards an Ecumenical Declaration on Just Peace’ Debate Session

‘Sudan; a forgotten War?’. IKV Pax Christi & Centrum voor Interculturele Theologie, Interreligieuze Dialoog, Missiologie en Oecumenica (IIMO) Utrecht University, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

04 March 2010 Guest Lecturer Fordham University, Faculty of Women Studies

Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus the Bronx, New York City, US

27 February 2010 to 09 March 2010 Delegate 54th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

United Nations Secretariat, New York City, New York, US

24 February 2010 Presenter ‘Gender in a Military Perspective’, Civil-Military Co-operation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) Expert Meeting

‘De Zuidkamp’, Enschede, The Netherlands

22 February 2010 to 23 February 2010 Project Leader ‘Reform of the European Union Election Observer’s Evaluation System’ European Commission Expert Meeting

AidCo-F2 Election Support Unit, Chateau du Lac, Genval (Walloon Brabant), Belgium

14 January 2010 Participant ‘Women at the Flash Point: 2010 and Beyond – Women’s Voices from Afghanistan and its Neighbouring Countries’

Gender Concerns International, Peace Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands

23 March 2010 to 26 March 2010 Trainer ‘Intercultural Learning and Experiential Learning’, CISV International Regional Training Forum

CISV’s International Pool of Trainers (‘Train-the-Trainers’), CISV International, Hanoi, Vietnam

14 December 2009 Panelist ‘Women’s Inc.’ Talkshow

Talkshow on Women’s Rights, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 December 2009 Moderator ‘Economy of Peace’ Symposium

Foundation Peace Centre Eindhoven (Stichting Vredescentrum Eindhoven), Eindhoven, The Netherlands

01 December 2009 to 01 July 2010 Project Leader ‘Reform of the EU Election Observers’ Evaluation System’ European Commission

Project under Framework: LOT 13 Humanitarian Aid, Crisis Management and Post-Conflict Assistance (EuropeAid/127054/C/SER/multi), Brussels, Belgium

01 December 2009 to 03 December 2009 Presenter ‘EU Election Observers’ Annual Forum 2009′  European Commission

Collective Debrief of the 2009 EU Election Observation Operations, Conference Centre Square, Brussels, Belgium

09 November 2009 Workshop Leader ‘The Role of Media in regards to the development of a healthy Pedagogy’ Symposium, Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Fontys University of Applied Sciences, ‘Stappegoor Campus’, Tilburg, The Netherlands

15 September 2009 Project Leader UNA Excursion 2009 to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), The Hague, The Netherlands

14 October 2009 Panelist ‘Students and International Co-operation’ Debate Programme, Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Fontys Lerarenopleiding Tilburg (FLOT), Fontys University of Applied Sciences, ‘Stappegoor Campus’, Tilburg, The Netherlands

26 October 2009 Presenter ‘The Implementation of UNSCR1325: National Action Plans’ Seminar

A co-operative event organised by Cordaid, ICCO, Oxfam-Novib, Clingendael Institute, and WPP. The Hague City Hall, The Hague, The Netherlands

26 September 2009 Panelist ‘The Status of International Development Aid’ (Ontwikkelingssamenwerking Nu!) Event

Thematic Event on the UN Millennium Development Goals Campaign, Fokker Terminal, The Hague, The Netherlands

24 September 2009 Moderator ‘Responsibility to Protect (R2P)’ Symposium, Foundation for Peace Sciences

Annual Symposium of the Foundation for Peace Sciences (Stichting Vredeswetenschappen), TIAS School for Business and Society Building, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

17 September 2009 to 19 September 2009 Workshop Leader European Association for International Education (EAIE) Annual Conference 2009

IFEMA Convention Center, Madrid, Spain

20 September 2009 – 31 December 2009 Designer and Co-ordinator UN Course ‘The United Nations and Transitional Justice’

United Nations Association The Netherlands, in co-operation with the Dutch United Nations Student Association (DUNSA) / Studentenvereniging Internationale Betrekkingen (SIB-Leiden), University of Leiden, The Netherlands

19 September 2009 Jury Member for the Election of the United Nations Youth Representative 2010

A co-operation between the United Nations Association The Netherlands (UNA Netherlands / Nederlandse Vereniging voor de Verenigde Naties (NVVN) and the Netherlands National Youth Council. Hofman Café, Utrecht, The Netherlands

01 August 2009 to 31 December 2009 Co-editor Election Program Tilburg Municipal Council Elections 2010-2014

ALDE Group (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) – D66, Tilburg Chapter, Tilburg, The Netherlands

22 June 2009 to 23 June 2009 Delegate to the UNA Europe Meeting Annual Meeting, United Nations Associations

United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC), Brussels, Belgium

13 May 2009 Jury Member ‘Creative Citizens’, Stichting InterArt Debate Night

Stichting Interart, Arnhem, The Netherlands

09 May 2009 Moderator Peace Conference ‘A new Climate for Peace’, IKV Pax Christi

Vredeswerkdag IKV Pax Christi, Godebaldkwartier Utrecht, The Netherlands

29 April 2009 to 03 May 2009 Trainer ‘Intercultural Learning and Experiential Learning’, CISV International Regional Training Forum

CISV’s International Pool of Trainers (‘Train-the-Trainers’), CISV International, Hamburg, Germany

27 April 2009 Presenter ‘LIFE-PEACE Research Seminar on Multilingual and Intercultural Contexts’, University di Modena e Regio Emilia

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia’s Higher Education Programme on Teaching the Promotion of European Integration. Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

02 December 2009 Panelist ‘From Guns to Guitars’ Plenary Discussion, Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Public Debate Event on Community Building in Mitrovica, Kosovo, including the role of the Mitrovica Rockschool. Fontys Faculty of Performing Arts, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Cenakel, Tilburg, The Netherlands

01 January 2009 Co-initiator ‘Break down the Wall’ Citizen’s Initiative

Citizen’s Initiative ‘Break down the Wall’ (Burgerinitiatief ‘Sloop de Muur’), emphasising contemporary human rights issues regarding the West Bank Wall (Israel / Palestine). The Netherlands

11 November 2008 Panelist – together with H.E. Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba of Hiroshima (Japan) – ‘Mayors for Peace’ Event, Flemish Parliament

On the occasion of Armistice Day (ending of World War I), Flemish Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

29 September 2008 to 10 December 2008 Designer and Co-ordinator UN Course ‘The United Nations and Sustainable Development’

United Nations Association The Netherlands, in co-operation with the United Nations Student Association (SIB-Leiden), Leiden University, The Netherlands

27 September 2008 to 01 October 2008 Trainer ‘Curriculum Development and Entrepreneurship: building Powerful Learning Environments for Social and Business Entrepreneurs’

Business Start-up Centre Bar. Bar, Montenegro. In co-operation with SPARK Amsterdam

26 September 2008 Moderator ‘The Importance of Peace Sciences’ Symposium

Foundation for Peace Sciences (Stichting Vredeswetenschappen). Achter de Dom, Utrecht, The Netherlands

23 July 2008 to 01 August 2008 External Evaluator International Summer University of Kosovo at the University of Pristina 2008

University of Pristina, in co-operation with Spark Amsterdam, incl. International Summer University Programmes of the University of Pristina and the University of Pristina in North Mitrovica, Republic of Kosovo

01 January 2008 Director ‘Fontys International Summer School on Active Global Citizenship’, Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Fontys University for Applied Sciences, ‘Rachelsmolen Campus’, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

16 November 2007 Moderator ‘Livelihood in Conflict; Approaches to Conflict Analysis and Management’ Symposium

Foundation for Peace Sciences (Stichting Vredeswetenschappen). VOC Huis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

08 November 2007 Trainer ‘Critical Stress Incident Debriefing for School Psychologists’

In co-operation with Institut für Aus- und Fortbildung der Polizei Nordrhein-Westfalen and Dutch Psychology Association (Nederlands Instituut van Psychologen, NIP). ‘De Roos’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

26 June 2007 to 02 July 2007 External Evaluator International Summer University of Kosovo at the University of Pristina 2008

University of Pristina, in co-operation with Spark Amsterdam, incl. International Summer University Programmes of the University of Pristina and the University of Pristina in North Mitrovica, Republic of Kosovo

16 July 2007 to 19 July 2007 Educational Consultant OTIUM Summer Camps®

Educational Summer Programme for Japanse expatriate children living in the Netherlands, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

30 June 2007 Signatory to the ‘Schokland Millennium Development Goals Accords’ (Pact of Schokland)

The Netherlands National Treaty on Sustainable Development regarding the UN Millennium Development Goals Campaign (2000-2015). Holder of Schokland Millenniumaccoord #47 (lowering the entry threshold to higher education for students from developing countries), Schokland UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Netherlands

16 April 2007 Presenter Launching Event ‘Mundial in de Klas’ Educational Material

Stichting Anders, 1-Ander-Festival. Youth Centre ‘Bizzi’, Schijndel, The Netherlands

14 July 2006 to 17 July 2006 Educational Consultant OTIUM Summer Camps®

Educational Summer Programme for Japanse expatriate children living in the Netherlands, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

19 May 2006 to 21 May 2006 Trainer CISV’s European Chapter Development Workshop

CISV International, Schloss Neudorf, Neudorf (Graz, Styria), Austria

04 January 2006 to 10 March 2006 Trainer ‘Community Crisis Intervention’ Master Training Programme

International Crisis Response Network (ICRN). Colombo, Sri Lanka

01 January 2006 to 20 July 2006 Project Leader ‘Colevi’ Project (The Methodology of Co-operative Learning)

Fontys University of Applied Sciences, ‘Rachelsmolen Campus’, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

01 May 2005 to 01 December 2005 Photographer Photo Exhibition ‘Children of Lake Tonlé Sap’

Exhibition of thirty-two photographic works by Caecilia van Peski on the lives of ‘Water Nomads’ living at LakeTonlé Sap, Lower Mekong Basin (Cambodia), Mollergebouw P2 Fontys Hogescholen, ‘Stappegoor Campus’, Tilburg, The Netherlands

05 April 2005 Moderator ‘Libraries and Cultural Education’ Symposium

Provinciale Bibliotheekcentrale Noord-Brabant. Studiozaal Schouwburg Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands

02 March 2005 Workshop Leader ‘Children, Development and Drama’

Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Performing Arts, ‘Rachelsmolen Campus’, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

03 March 2004 Workshop Leader / Trainer ‘Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences’

Dutch Psychological Association (Nederlands Instituut van Psychologen, NIP), Debate Centre ‘De Rode Hoed’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands