Head of the Delegation

Political party: People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
Country: Netherlands
Chamber: House of Representatives of the States General
Address: c/o Arjen Westerhoff Secretary of the Delegation of the Netherlands to the NATO PA Deputy-Clerk Interparliamentary Relations Office Parliament of the Netherlands Postbus 20018 NL - 2500 EA 's GRAVENHAGEE
At the Assembly since: 2018
Committee(s) and Sub-Committee(s): GSM,SC,STC,STC/TTS
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Sven Koopmans (1973) has been a member of the parliament for the Liberal Party (VVD) in the Netherlands since 23 march 2017. He is an experienced diplomat and lawyer and has worked for the United Nations and the European Union on i.a. peace negotiations in Dafur, Kosovo, Mali and Syria. He holds a doctorate in international law from the University of Oxford and has worked as a practising lawyer at Clifford Chance in Amsterdam. Mr. Koopmans is the spokesperson on international relations and head of the Dutch delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Mr Koopmans is the author of "Diplomatic dispute settlement: the use of inter-state conciliation" (2008) and "Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation" (2018)

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