Sico van der Meer

Research Fellow


  • Security and Defence
  • Cyber Security
  • CBRN

Sico van der Meer is a Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. His research is focussing on non-conventional weapons like Weapons of Mass Destruction and cyber weapons from a strategic policy perspective. He also has a special interest in North Korea and relations between North and South Korea.

He graduated from the Radboud University Nijmegen in 1999 with a Master’s in History. Before joining the Clingendael Institute, he worked as a journalist and as a Fellow of a think tank on civil-military relations. In 2016 he was seconded to the Taskforce International Cyber Policies of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

My work



Strategic Foresight

Clingendael Strategic Monitor 2017: Multi-Order

27 June 2017 - 18:06
Security and Defence

EU creates a diplomatic toolbox to deter cyberattacks

20 June 2017 - 10:26
Security and Defence

Deterrence of cyber-attacks in international relations

12 June 2017 - 16:21
Security and Defence

Enhancing international cyber security: a key role for diplomacy

01 March 2017 - 11:23
Security and Defence

Cyber warfare and nuclear weapons: Game-changing consequences?

12 December 2016 - 16:46
Security and Defence

Medium-sized states in international cyber security policies

09 December 2016 - 11:27
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Security and Defence

Expert meeting ‘(Counter-)terrorism in the post-Arab Spring Context’

24 September 2015 - 22:54
Security and Defence

CBRN Centres of Excellence

17 April 2014 - 11:35