Anika Timmerman

Project Manager -

Master’s Degree in Political Science (MSc) from the University of Amsterdam and in Human Rights and Democratisation (MA) from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation. Background in international relations, democratic processes and human rights at the local level. Involved in VNG International’s Local Government Resilience Programme in Lebanon and coordinating and advising Netherlands municipalities’ participation in the Congress of the Council of Europe.

Local governments are innovating every day. It fascinates me to see them develop locally tailored solutions to complex societal challenges.