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Willem Elbers


Dr. W.J. Elbers
+31 71 527 3372

For an overview of Willem Elbers' research and publications, visit his profile on the ASCL website.

Willem Elbers’ research activities are on civil society and lobby and advocacy. He did his PhD on North-South NGO partnerships in Ghana, India and Nicaragua (2012). Since 2014 he is managing the project ‘Breaking down barriers to inclusion: Towards effective lobby and advocacy for children with a disability’ in cooperation with the Liliane Foundation. This project seeks to understand the factors that shape the outcomes of the lobby and advocacy efforts of local civil society groups. Willem Elbers' research is interdisciplinary in nature, combining methods and insights from political science, public administration and anthropology. He also works at the Radboud University as coordinator of the Advanced Master in International Development (AMID) at Radboud University in Nijmegen.


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Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 3B55a



  • Radboud Universiteit Coördinator Advanced Master in International Development

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