- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr Karen Meijer is a Senior Researcher in SIPRI’s Climate Change and Risk Programme, specializing in international cooperation and development. Her primary interests include effectiveness of governance and international finance targeting sustainable and equitable use of natural resources.
Prior to joining SIPRI, Dr Meijer was affiliated with Deltares, where she led research on water, peace and security, and with the German Development Institute where she studied international actions to reduce deforestation.
Climate security, water security, international/development cooperation, climate finance, systems analysis
Global, Sahel, MENA, South Asia
PhD, Human well-being values of environmental flows, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; MSc, International Public Management and Public Policy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands; MSc, Water Resources Management, Twente University, The Netherlands