Christian Kuitert

Knowledge Broker Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law


  • Conflict and Fragility
  • Security and Justice


  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Sub Saharan Africa

Christian Kuitert joined Clingendael's Knowledge Platform for Security & Rule of Law (KPSRL) in February 2020. For KPSRL, Christian focuses on the link between policy and evidence on themes like access to justice, security sector reform, human security, peacebuilding or inclusive governance. Moreover, he is the secretariat’s liaison with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and coordinates the research uptake for policy purposes.

Prior to joining the Knowledge Platform, Christian worked as an Advisor Results Based Management at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The team’s objective was to stimulate the effectivity, coherency, transparency and visibility of the Dutch efforts in developmental cooperation. He holds a master’s degree in Conflicts, Territories & Identities from Radboud University, where he also attained his Advanced Master International Development. He additionally holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Utrecht University.

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