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Anniek Barnhoorn


Anniek Barnhoorn

Anniek Barnhoorn

Anniek Barnhoorn is an intern for SIPRI’s Climate Change and Risk Programme. She is particularly interested in the nexus between climate change and security as well as the role of climate related security risks in policy pertaining to peace and development.

Anniek is currently in the final stage of completing her graduate degree, where she specializes in Sustainable Development Diplomacy. Prior to starting her internship, Anniek completed her thesis on the securitization of environmental challenges and climate migration in the European Union and the Netherlands and the implications for policy directions. Additionally, Anniek has been active as a board member of The West Wing, the official youth think tank for and by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Subject expertise

Climate security, sustainable development, global governance, United Nations

Regional expertise


Phone number
+31 6 47 25 31 87
English, Dutch, French, Spanish

BSc Liberal Arts and Sciences: Global Challenges, Leiden University College The Hague; MSc in International Development Studies, Wageningen University (final stage)