Wilbur Perlot

Deputy Director Clingendael Academy


  • Humanitarian negotiation
  • Negotiation & mediation in conflict resolution
  • European affairs
  • Personal effectiveness


  • Europe

Wilbur Perlot is Deputy Director at Clingendael Academy where he is responsible for international skills training and training on EU affairs. He has excellent training skills and delivers 40+ negotiation training sessions each year. He has trained senior military staff, diplomats (junior, mid-career and senior), police officers, civil servants and private sector from many different countries.

From 2001 to 2006 Wilbur worked as an oil and geopolitics expert for the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP). Between 2006 and 2010 he worked as the head of the political section of De Balie, a renowned cultural and political centre in the heart of Amsterdam organizing and moderating around 100 evening programmes on international politics.

Wilbur is an instructor in international negotiations in the master International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD), Leiden University, and in the master Water Conflict Management, UNESCO-IHE. Wilbur is the coordinator of the Processes of International Negotiation (PIN) programme, Clingendael’s international research network on international negotiations.

My work



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

Visit to the 26th session of the Human Rights Council

08 July 2014 - 10:26
Trade and Globalisation

Geneva II; five issues to keep in mind the coming weeks

19 January 2014 - 13:16
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PIN Roadshow Madrid

04 May 2015 - 22:15
Trade and Globalisation

Panel Discussion 'Justice and Negotiation'

23 October 2014 - 10:29
Trade and Globalisation

Negotiation programme at the Biennial in Paris

21 March 2014 - 16:18
Trade and Globalisation

PIN Workshop: Is Reconciliation Negotiable?

10 October 2013 - 12:07



Syrian peace talks Geneva

08 March 2016 - 09:51

Training African Women Mediators

08 October 2015 - 13:14

Training categories

Negotiation & mediation in conflict resolution

Negotiation & mediation in conflict resolution

26 June 2017 - 22:19

Training cases

European affairs

Your turn in the EU presidency

31 May 2017 - 15:52
Negotiation & mediation in conflict resolution

Mediating between your people

31 May 2017 - 12:48
Humanitarian negotiation

Humanitarian negotiations: between a rock and a hard place

31 May 2017 - 10:58