Arjan Schuthof

Arjan Schuthof

Cluster Leader Foreign Affairs Policy Research
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At IOB, Arjan manages the Foreign Affairs cluster, which conducts research and evaluations in the areas of the EU, security and rule of law, and consular services. As a member of the management team, Arjan also helps to guide the change process to make IOB more relevant for policy design and delivery.

At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Arjan has worked for the Horn of Africa, Education and Research, Development Policy and Coherence, and as an advisor. Previously he worked for SNV/Netherlands Development Organisation in various countries as programme manager and at the main office as regional manager for East and Southern Africa.

IOB publications

Ongoing evaluations:

  • Counterterrorism policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Common Security and Defence Policy
  • NL-EU coordination (e.g. on migration, the climate)
  • Cybersecurity
  • Coherence and impact of programmes in conflict areas (country studies)

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