Chercheur associé à l'IRIS, doctorant à l’Université de Lausanne
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Pim Verschuuren is Associate Research Fellow specialized on international sports issues.
Among his main subjects of studies are the strategies of sports diplomacies implemented by the states.
He directed a research program on the integration of sport in foreign policies and counselled the French Ministry of Foreign affairs in the setting up of a specific French sports diplomacy.
He also works on the governance and integrity of sports organisations. After having co-directed two research programs on Sports betting and corruption and Money laundering: the latest threat to sports betting?, he ran a European program financed by the European Commission which consisted in holding seminars in 23 EU countries to raise awareness among national sports administrators on the threat of match-fixing (2012-2014).
He is also in charge of IRIS representation at the Permanent Consultative Council of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport of UNESCO.
He is responsible for the Diploma of International Relations at IRIS Sup’ (Master I level), international security being is broader area of expertise.
He completed an internship in 2010 at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for External Relations, where he worked on EU relations with East Asia.
Pim Verschuuren is a graduate of the Political Study Institute in Rennes (IEP) and holds a Master II degree in « Law and Politics of International Security » at the University of Amsterdam.