Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest

Broadcast on July 16, 2013
With Sande Hart & Rebecca Tobias

Rebecca Tobias

Global Council Trustee of the United Religions Initiative, Program Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics

Rebecca Tobias is a Global Council Trustee of the United Religions Initiative and the Program Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics, which designs and facilitates intercultural programming which serves to foster a culture of peace; and through her work has coordinated capacity-building projects with civic, faith, and social justice advocacy organizations locally, nationally and internationally. As a Fellow with the Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights for the Working Groups for Indigenous Populations, Rebecca assisted in the drafting of resolutions presented for the Human Rights Sub-Commission meeting held in August 2005 and since that time has served as a delegate to the United Nations for several CSO's including the inaugural meeting of the Tripartite Forum on Interfaith Cooperation for Peace.

Most recently she took part in the UNCSD at Rio+20, where she prepared presentations on the Ethics and Spirituality of Water and the Roerich Banner of Peace designed to preserve cultural heritage and protect sacred sites for future generations.