Director: Monika Sie Dhian Ho
Contact: Clingendael Information
The Netherlands Institute of International Relations (‘Clingendael’) is a think tank and diplomatic training institute situated in The Hague. Clingendael’s location – in a park with all the ministries at a short distance – is well chosen to support international exchange and facilitate interactions between practitioners, academia and media. Clingendael covers research on a wide range of issues in international relations including an Asian Studies Programme, an International Energy Programme, and Diplomatic Studies and Security and Conflict Studies. The Clingendael European Studies Programme (CESP) consists of ten researchers and trainers and works closely together with the other Clingendael Programmes. Its main objective is to contextualise current EU developments in longer term trends.
The research addresses a wide range of topics. The areas of expertise within CESP include: EU’s external relations; European governance and better regulation; Justice and Home Affairs, asylum, migration and external borders; EU Climate Policy; EU Institutions; EU Budget; EU Agencies; Internal Market;EU Energy Policy; Negotiation and international culture.
Clingendael’s work involves consultancy projects, academic publications and training. In addition, it operates in the media. It is important for Clingendael’s work work to be well connected to policy makers and experts in the field and to organise seminars and public debates. Clingendael’s events range from organising international workshops on particular topics for senior policy makers to debates with M(E)P’s for the wider public and high level conferences for all types of players. Moreover, Clingendael provides training programmes for different types of organisations and audiences.
- Trans European Policy Studies Association Launches Book on Russia and the Future of Europe
- REKA Annual Conference: “A new reality in Eastern Europe”, June 28 (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- “The World Climate and Security Report 2022: Decarbonized Defense – Combating Climate Change and Increasing Operational Effectiveness with Clean Military Power, The Need for Clean Military Power in the Age of Climate Change”, Louise van Schaik et al. (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- “Europe cannot wait for unity: Teaming up to improve EU foreign policy effectiveness and what the Netherlands could contribute to it”, Ties Dams, Giulia Cretti and Louise van Schaik (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- “Russia’s growing presence in Africa and its implication for EU policy”, Guido Lanfranchi and Kars de Bruijne (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- “The EU’s digital connectivity agenda in Southeast Asia and the benefits of coordination with Japan”, Maaike Okano-Heijmans (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- Call for Applications: “EU-ASEAN synergies for a green & digital world”, Deadline June 18 (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- “The CBAM Effect: how the world is responding to the EU’s new climate stick”, Pieter Pauw, Louise van Schaik and Giulia Cretti (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- “A European Green Deal for militaries to strengthen Europe’s defence”, Louise van Schaik and Akash Ramnath (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)
- Webinar: “What’s Next for Global Health in the Wake of the Pandemic?”, April 29 (Clingendael Institute, The Netherlands)