Evelien Borgman

Training and Research Fellow


  • Diplomatic practice
  • International security
  • Strategic thinking

Evelien Borgman is Training and Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’. She joined Clingendael in August 2014 and develops training programmes for diplomats and other international relations professionals, with a focus on international security and diplomacy. She is a trainer in int. al. scenario planning, the United Nations and multilateral negotiations. 

From 2012 to 2014, Evelien worked as Associate Migration Officer at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in New York. At the Office of the Permanent Observer to the United Nations, she liaised regularly with Permanent Missions, UN specialised agencies and NGOs particularly regarding humanitarian affairs. She followed deliberations of the Security Council, the General Assembly’s Second and Third Committees and ECOSOC, and drafted statements for delivery at the General Assembly.

Evelien holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and International Organisation from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. During her studies, she volunteered at the Dutch Council for Refugees and studied in Madrid, Spain.  

My work



Training categories

Diplomatic practice

Diplomatic practice

26 June 2017 - 16:40

Training cases

Diplomatic practice

Learning from each other: Latin America and the Caribbean

31 May 2017 - 16:07
Humanitarian negotiation

Humanitarian negotiations: between a rock and a hard place

31 May 2017 - 10:58