About me

In 2010 I made the decision to follow a career path dedicated to peace building and conflict resolution, resulting in enlistment at the Royal Netherlands Navy in 2012. Currently, I am specializing into conflict resolution at Radboud University's Center for International Conflict -  Analyses and Managment. Since July 2015 I have been working part time at Radboud University as faculty advisor for the course United Nations and Multilateral Diplomacy and currently as a research assistant at the Center for International Conflict -  Analyses and Managment. In February 2016 I started my own consultancy and training bureau "Pantheon". Focussing on teaching skills needed to act within the international setting (Public Speaking, Negotiation, Etiquette, Protocol) as well as offering consultation on maritime and defense issues.

How to measure democracy?

By G.L.J. Jacobs on 2016-03-22 in Topics,

Different datasets: Two most popular:

Freedom House and Polity

- Freedom House is an American non-governmental organization: founded in 1941, purpose to have support for American democracy, has become a core organization for assessing democracy

- Polity begun in the 1960s by Ted Gurr (famous political scientist)