Peer de Rijk

Peer de RijkPeer de Rijk, World Information Service on Energy (WISE), The Netherlands.

Topic: Strategy in the Anti-Nuclear Movement.
Date: Sunday 29 April 2007.

Contact information:
P.O. Box 59636
1040 LC Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Tel. +31-20-612 6368
Fax: +31-20-689 2179
E-mail: wiseamster (@)

Biographical Notes

Peer was born in 1966. He started working on nuclear energy issues in 1980 as a volunteer activist in several small grassroots groups.

1983 - 1990
Involved as an organiser in numerous direct actions against nuclear energy in the Netherlands. Main organiser of occupations, blockades, debates, publications, smaller and bigger direct actions, manifestations and demonstrations against Borssele and Dodewaard nuclear power stations, URENCO enrichment facility, dumping of radwaste in sea etc etc.

1990 - 1996
Energy campaigner at Milieudefensie (Foe Netherlands) responsible for climate and energy work. Organiser of events, actions, publications, international meetings within the network, development of toolkits for local groups, media-spokesperson for nuclear energy on behalf of Foe Netherlands

1997 to  2000
Nuclear energy campaigner for WISE Amsterdam, responsible for the work in Asia, a project to support Asian NGOs working on nuclear energy issues, financed by the Dutch government.

2000 –
Executive director of WISE, co-publisher of the Nuclear Monitor (see below).

Board Memberships

  • Member of the Board of vereniging Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands)
  • Member of the Board of the X-Y fund
  • Member of the Board of Vereniging WeeGee
  • Member of the Board of Stichting RWW

Nuclear Monitor