Evelien Borgman

Academy Fellow


  • Diplomatic practice
  • International security
  • Strategic thinking

Evelien Borgman is an Academy Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’. She joined Clingendael in 2014 and is a trainer in negotiation skills, strategic policy planning, and United Nations decision-making. She trains groups in conflict and humanitarian aid workers in Latin America, East Africa and the Middle East. She develops training programmes for diplomats and other international relations professionals, with a focus on international security and diplomacy. 

From 2012 to 2014, Evelien worked as Associate Migration Officer at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in New York. At its UN office, she liaised regularly with Permanent Missions, agencies and NGOs particularly regarding humanitarian affairs. She followed deliberations of the Security Council, the General Assembly and ECOSOC.

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