Charlie van Mieghem
Charlie joined the ICCT team in February 2021 as an intern.
Charlie is currently studying Crisis and Security Management (MSc) at Leiden University, The Hague. She specializes in the governance of radicalism, extremism and terrorism. Prior to that, she has obtained a BA in International Relations and Organisations and a BA in Latin American Studies, both at Leiden University. Following the MSc specialisation, Charlie’s main fields of interest include the prevention of radicalisation and countering violent extremism, in particular far-right extremism.
At ICCT, Charlie will support the communication of the work of ICCT and assist the ICCT events team in organising different events.
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