Peter van Tuijl

La Haya

Peter van Tuijl is Executive Director of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), at the Global Secretariat. In between 2000-2007, he lived in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he worked as a civil society expert with the UNDP-led Partnership for Governance Reform and as a Senior Technical Advisor for a project to combat corruption in the Indonesian National Police, under the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), United States Department of Justice. Earlier, Peter worked as a Senior Advisor with OxfamNovib, concentrating on NGO advocacy capacity building, and served as Executive Secretary to the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID).

Mr. Van Tuijl graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a Masters Degree in Modern Asian History and the Economy of Developing Countries. He has published a number of articles in academic journals and other media, on the role of NGOs, transnational civil society, human rights, NGO accountability as well as on social and political developments in Indonesia. He co-edited, with Lisa Jordan, NGO Accountability, Politics, Principles and Innovations (Earthscan, 2006).