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



Security and Defence

Reducing the risk of nuclear weapons use: 11 policy options

18 April 2018 - 11:55
Security and Defence

Why North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons

20 March 2018 - 11:43
Security and Defence

Trump's Nuclear Posture Review

06 February 2018 - 15:48
Strategic Foresight

Spillover in the multi-order

31 January 2018 - 13:55
Strategic Foresight

Clingendael Radar - CBRN

20 December 2017 - 13:15
Europe and its Neighbours

The EU and North Korea: sanctions alone are not enough

25 October 2017 - 11:38
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Security and Defence

Chemical Weapons Challenges Ahead: Past and Future of the OPCW

15 November 2017 - 10:39
Security and Defence

Trump and the Iran Deal

20 October 2017 - 12:38
Security and Defence

The great debate on cyberwarfare

26 September 2017 - 12:58
Security and Defence

Challenges in nuclear arms control: The NPT at risk?

27 March 2017 - 15:37
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