Antoinette van den Berg
Antoinette van den Berg is the General Affairs Officer at ICCT. She has experience in the field of communications, office management, fundraising and research. Her responsibilities lie with online communication through social media channels; external communication with partners, academics and policymakers; background research and event organisation.
Prior to joining ICCT, Antoinette worked at Stichting Right to Play, where she was responsible for the relationships with major donors. She previously worked with Europol and the Dutch Police.
While the Islamic State’s early years after its expansion from Iraq to Syria are generally considered a success, it was also during this period that internal ideological tensions developed within the group. The emerging faction of al-Hazimiyya, named after the Saudi cleric Ahmad al-Hazimi, instigated a power struggle within the group that posed a serious […]
This policy brief discusses the threat of maritime terrorism in the Tri-border area and the weaknesses of the Trilateral Cooperative Arrangement, a trilateral treaty between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines that was set up to mitigate terrorism in the region. We also highlight the challenges associated with counter-terrorism in the region such as resource allocation […]
The study establishes how Salafism has been able to influence Dutch Muslim communities in the current period. Through exploratory research, fifteen ‘expert’ interviews with members from the Dutch Muslim community were conducted. They indicated several shortcomings due to having to endure interventionistic policies that have thus far failed to curb the rise in Salafist recruitment. […]