Heidi Rautionmaa

Coordinator, Religion For Peace – European Women of Faith Network

MTh, journalist Heidi Rautionmaa is a member of the Ambassador advisory committee of the Parliament of World´s Religions. There is an iniative to create Women´s Task Force to support the call for women’s full participation in the world of religions. She is a member of the co committee of Religions for Peace European Women of Faith Network. The newest activity is the Restoring campaign to help to stop violence against women on the religious field. She is a co founder of the Religions for Peace Women of Faith Network in Finland and The Faiths Without Borders, URI CC. Rautionmaa is also a member of Peace Education Standing Commission (PESC) of Religions for Peace in Europe. This year she has trained teachers about interfaith dialogue in religious education in project sponsored by National Board of Education in Finland. She was a Global Council Trustee of United Religions Iniative during the years of 2002-2008. Rautionmaa has co-ordinated activities of interfaith dialogue and co-operation on the grass root level since 2000.