Agnes Koppelman

BA Language and Culture Studies, minor Conflict Studies (Utrecht University). Thesis on the Role of Power Sharing in the Burundi Peace Process 2000-2009.

MA Conflict Studies and Human Rights (Utrecht University). Thesis on Negotiating Statehood by the SSLM/A in South Sudan

Job history:

- Intern at the African Diaspora Policy Centre in 2011

- Intern at the Sub-Saharan Africa Department of the Netherlands MFA in 2012

- Policy officer at the Netherlands MFA since January 2013:
Organisation of World Water Day 2013; policy officer Rwanda;assistant of Director of the Climate, Water, Food Security, Energie and Natural   Resources department / Special Envoy for Climate and Development of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; policy officer East and Southern Africa at the Netherlands MFA.

Currently (2017) second secretary at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bulgaria.

Interests and focus: conflict analysis, peace building, negotiation, state formation, climate change, sustainable development.

Associate member
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands
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