Antoinette van den Berg
Antoinette van den Berg is Office Manager and responsible for the Communications 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.
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Although many initiatives have been launched to prevent and counter violent extremism in Mali, there remains a gap in understanding the interplay of factors that lead persons—especially young people—to support […]
The latest publication in the Strategic Communication project, this paper details the role of citizen journalists reporting on Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. With primary source research and interviews with media, the author examines the challenges reporters in these areas face. This report is part of a wider project, led by the International Centre […]
This report offers a concise, comprehensive, and critical overview of the empirical findings available on the background and possible motivations foreign fighters. It focuses on the young Western men and women who became jihadist foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq. The analysis compares thirty-four reports and academic articles published between 2014 and 2019. The analysis […]