Bibi van Ginkel

Former Senior Research Fellow


  • Security and Defence
  • Terrorism

Dr. Bibi van Ginkel, LL.M. is a former Senior Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. She focuses on legal aspects of combating terrorism  and prevention of radicalisation in both a national and an international context. In addition to her work at Clingendael, Bibi is a fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) in The Hague.

Bibi graduated in International and European Law at Utrecht University in 1996. She was awarded her doctorate at the same university in 2010 on a dissertation on the practice of the United Nations on combating terrorism. Prior to joining Clingendael she lectured International law at Utrecht University.

Bibi is consultant at the Centre for Conflict and Security Law (University of Utrecht and Amsterdam Centre for International Law, University of Amsterdam) and expert on the OSCE Roster of Experts on Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalisation.

Bibi is also member of:

  • The Council of ‘Nesteliers’ of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee
  • The Board of Victim’s Voices (foundation)
  • The Advisory Board of PLATFORM, Pakistan
  • The Platform on International Security & Defence of the Dutch Social Liberal Party (D'66)

My work



Strategic Foresight

Clingendael Strategic Monitor 2017: Multi-Order

27 February 2017 - 18:06
Strategic Foresight

Strategic Monitor 2017 - Terrorism

27 February 2017 - 15:45
Security and Defence

The Nice attack and the limits of security responses

20 July 2016 - 15:24
Security and Defence

The foreign fighters phenomenon in the EU

31 March 2016 - 14:17
Security and Defence

Bestrijding terrorisme begint bij definitie en tribunaal

30 November 2015 - 13:14
Show more Publications


Security and Defence

Conference: 15 Jahre "Krieg gegen den Terror"

09 September 2016 - 09:00
Security and Defence

Rule of Law and violent extremism in the Middle East

01 June 2016 - 09:00
Security and Defence

China's Role in Peacekeeping and Counter Terrorism in Mali

30 April 2015 - 16:00
Trade and Globalisation

Setting a progressive United Nations peace and security agenda

10 November 2014 - 09:00