Nienke van Heukelingen

Programme: Turkey Europe Future Forum
Year: Year 2019
Expertise: Politics
Nienke van Heukelingen works for the European Parliament’s rapporteur on Turkey since January 2015. In her capacity as policy advisor Nienke is co-responsible for the EP Turkey report and for covering EU-Turkey relations. She coordinates the drafting process of resolutions and reports on these issues in the European Parliament, monitors developments in EU-Turkey relations and assists in the process of forming alliances with EU officials and stakeholders in order for reports to be adopted. Prior to this, she worked for a think tank called Wiardi Beckman Foundation as well as a freelance journalist for various Dutch newspapers. Nienke holds a BA in Journalism and MA in Political history.