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Ms Rianne ten Veen

  •   Veendam, Netherlands

Ms Rianne C. ten Veen LLM MA MSc PGDip PGCert is a an independent disaster governance, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue facilitator, consultant and trainer. In 2021 a GreenFaith Fellow. After a decade at an INGO, and a decade at a consultancy (some of which part-time), she has been a PhD researcher on globalisation and surveillance. She focuses on intercultural/ disaster-related/ environment/ teaching/ development projects (the more interdisciplinary, the better!). She has been a trustee and board member. In 2019 e.g. a candidate for the Provincial & Water body elections. She is a member of the management team of Islamic Foundation for Ecology & Environment Sciences (IFEES), and co-founded 'Faith and Climate Change' (a Birmingham Friends of the Earth project; this project was a finalist in NESTA's Big Green Challenge and won The Guardian's Community Hero award and was the Environment lead on the Committee of the Birmingham Council of Faiths. In 2009, she self-published a 'save cash& planet' style book from Islamic perspective: '199 ways to please God, how to (re-)align your daily life with your duty of care to Creation' (ISBN: 978-1844266296) and set up Green Creation. In 2018 her home (built in 1847) almost won most sustainable home in Groningen (it can be visited from time to time through DuurzameHuizenRoute).

Trainings Offered
Topic Levels Languages
Culture and identity Advanced English
Environment and climate Advanced English
Environment and climate Advanced Dutch
Religion Advanced English
Ethics Advanced English
Target Audience
  • General public
  • Teachers
  • Not available
Customised Trainings  Yes
  • Not available
Green intentions, brown outcomes, Social Europe, February 2021;
SDGs and the added value of a faith-inspired approach, GlobalGoals Conference, Utrecht University, June 2020; DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.15787.67366
Co-author, Supporting international urban change: using a MOOC to facilitate attitudinal learning and behaviour change in Smart Cities, Elsevier (January 2019)
Islamic view on climate change,, December 2015;
Looking to the Qur’an in an Age of Climate Disaster, Tikkun Magazine (quarterly interfaith Jewish left-progressive magazine, published in the United States), Spring 2015;
contributed to Middle-East part of UN OCHA 'Impact of counter-terrorism measures on principled humanitarian action' (2013);
Writer on Open University's T877: 'Development: policy & context', a postgraduate module (2013)
Faith & Sustainability; series of three 1,500 word articles for OU/ British Council project 'Belief in Dialogue' (Sept. 2011)
The Global Food Swap 2011; drawing heavily on the ’Great Food Swap’ [2002] by MP Caroline Lucas [then MEP] and economist Colin Hines, updated report highlighting the real costs of global trade in food (2011)
Celebrating the Co-operative Movement; Greening the North, discussion paper celebrating the Co-operative Movement’s contribution to social, economic and environmental well-being (2010)
199 ways to please God, how to (re-)align your daily life with your duty of care to Creation (ISBN: 978-1844-26-6296), a 'save cash & planet' book (2009)
Burma/ Myanmar's Muslims: The Oppressed of the Oppressed, Islamic Human Rights Commission (ISBN: 978-1903718353) (October 2005)
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