Paul Meerts

Senior Associate

Expertise

  • Trade and Globalisation

Expertise: International Negotiation Processes, Central Europe, Training & Education.

Paul Meerts is Senior Associate at the Clingendael Institute. Since 1983, Paul has worked in a number of roles at Clingendael: Head of Training and Education (1983-1989), Deputy General Director (1990-2006) and Special Advisor to the Director of Clingendael (2006-2011). In the past twenty five years he trained diplomats, civil servants and military officers in a hundred countries worldwide.

He is active in the field of International Negotiations as Member of the Process of International Negotiation (PIN) Steering Committee and Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of International Negotiation. He is also a Founding Member of the Netherlands Negotiation Network, where he is also a Member of the Steering Committee.

In 1973, he graduated from Leiden University with an MA in Political Science. In 2014 he obtained his PhD at the same university. He was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa at the School of Foreign Service at the National University of Mongolia in 2001. 

My work

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Publications

Trade and Globalisation

New PINPoints #42 - Clingendael’s negotiation magazine: now available

23 December 2015 - 13:45
Trade and Globalisation

New PINPoints #41 - Clingendael’s negotiation magazine: now available

17 April 2015 - 13:13
Trade and Globalisation

Diplomatic Negotiation - Essence and Evolution

13 March 2015 - 09:50
Security and Defence

New negotiation book: Banning the bang or the bomb.

26 March 2014 - 10:03
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Events

Trade and Globalisation

PIN Workshop: Is Reconciliation Negotiable?

10 October 2013 - 12:07