Willem van den Berg

Research Assistant


  • Conflict and Fragility
  • Business and Fragility

Willem van den Berg works for Clingendael’s Conflict Research Unit as a research assistant for the Private Sector Development and Peacebuilding Programme. In this capacity he is currently conducting research on the role of the private sector in conflict affected areas.

Before joining Clingendael, Willem worked as a freelance journalist for Al Arabiya English in Saudi Arabia, and as a trainee with the European Commission in Brussels.

Willem holds an M.Phil in International Relations from the University of Oxford and a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from University College Roosevelt.

My work



Conflict and Fragility

China and the EU in the Horn of Africa

09 April 2018 - 16:56
Conflict and Fragility

Social capital in the lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

26 February 2018 - 16:06
Conflict and Fragility

Blockchain for fragile states: the good, the bad and the ugly

21 February 2018 - 17:57
Conflict and Fragility

Saudi Arabia's strategic stalemate - what next?

06 November 2017 - 16:33