Bibi van Ginkel

Dr. Bibi van Ginkel, LLM, is the owner and founder of The Glocal Connection – Platform for Shared Security, a newly founded consultancy firm dedicated to facilitating multistakeholder engagement on highly sensitive security issues with a special focus on rule of law and prevention solutions. 

Van Ginkel’s expertise spans the wide variety of focus areas of CT and CPVE, from rule of law issues to trends and threat developments, counter-terrorism, countering violent extremism responses, and prevention strategies in combination with development-aid initiatives. Prior to founding her own organisation, she worked as a Research Fellow at ICCT and as a Senior Research Fellow at the Security Unit of the Research Department of the Netherlands Institute for International Relations ‘Clingendael’.  She has also worked as a senior consultant to United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED) on a project developing global guidelines to facilitate the collection of information and evidence by military and other relevant criminal law actors within a rule-of-law framework. Finally, she has served as a member of the Peace and Security Committee of the Dutch Advisory Council on International Affairs for 12 years. She is a member of the Advisory Council to the Royal Netherlands Marrechaussee, and the Netherlands Advisory Council on Public International Law (CAVV).

Key Publications include:

Ginkel, B. van “Countering and preventing the threat of terrorism and violent extremism: From the international and European to the national and local levels“. in Resilient Cities. Countering Violent Extremism at local level. (2017)

Ginkel, B. van and C. Paulussen. “The Role of the Military in Securing Suspects and Evidence in the Prosecution of Terrorism Cases before Civilian Courts: Legal and Practical Challenges”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 6, no. 4 (2015).

Ginkel, B. van. “Responding to Cyber Jihad: Towards an Effective Counter Narrative”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 6, no. 2 (2015).

Ginkel, B. van. “The (In-)Effectiveness of ”Deterrence” as an Instrument Against Jihadist Terrorist Threats”, Perspectives, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 6 (2015).

Global Center on Cooperative Security, Human Security Collective and International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague, “Addressing the Foreign Terrorist Fighters Phenomenon From a European Union Perspective: UN Security Council Resolution 2178, Legal Issues, and Challenges and Opportunities for EU Foreign Security and Development Policy”. Policy Brief, December 2014.

Ginkel, B. van “The New Security Council Resolution 2178 on Foreign Terrorist Fighters: A Missed Opportunity for a Holistic Approach”, Perspectives, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 5 (2014).

Briscoe, I. and B. van Ginkel. “The Nexus between Security and Development”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 4, no. 1 (2013).

Ginkel, B. van. “Towards the Intelligent Use of Intelligence: Quis Custodiet ipsos Custodes?The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 3, no. 10 (2012).

Ginkel, B. van. “Engaging Civil Society in Countering Violent Extremism”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 3, no. 8 (2012).

Ginkel, B. van, and F. Rojas. “Use of Diplomatic Assurances in Terrorim-related Cases: In search of a Balance between Security Concerns and Human Rights”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 1, no. 1 (2010).

Ginkel, B. van. “Incitement to Terrorism: A Matter of Prevention or Repression?”, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 2 , no. 6 (2011).

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