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Anniek Barnhoorn

Research Assistant

Anniek Barnhoorn

Anniek Barnhoorn

Anniek Barnhoorn is a Research Assistant with SIPRI’s Climate Change and Risk Programme and is supporting SIPRI’s work on climate security for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Prior to joining SIPRI, Anniek completed her thesis as part of her MSc degree where she specialized in Sustainable Development Diplomacy. Her thesis analyzed the securitization of environmental challenges and climate migration in the European Union and the Netherlands and the implications for policy directions. Additionally, Anniek has previously been active as a board member of The West Wing, the official youth think tank for and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Subject expertise

Climate security, sustainable development, global governance, United Nations

Regional expertise


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BSc Liberal Arts and Sciences: Global Challenges, Leiden University College The Hague; MSc International Development Studies, Wageningen University & Research