25 March 1997
GENI Presents to:
(Japan) PVTEC, Global Infrastructure Fund of Japan, United Nations University, Soka Gakkai
(Atlanta) Carter Presidential Center, CNN Environmental Documentary Unit
Dear GENI Friend,
We've had a great month taking this project to Japan and the heart of the American south: Atlanta. Let me summarize how your support has helped us push this initiative globally.
PVTEC, a Japanese firm that is pursuing large photovoltaic
systems hosted a GENI presentation at their workshop entitled,
While in Tokyo, we also met with the Global Infrastructure Fund of Japan, the United Nations University and Soka Gakkai (a Buddhist organization committed to peace). I even suggested the "unthinkable project" of an underwater electric cable between Japan and South Korea, who are long-standing enemies. Using the examples of East/West Germany and Israel/Jordan, they saw the potential benefit's could outweigh their deep-seeded animosity.
In Atlanta, I was thrilled to make two presentations at the Carter Presidential Center. We would love for the Carter Center to include this global strategy into their conflict resolution program around the world. Stay tuned.
Then we took the opportunity to visit several
producers at the CNN Environmental Documentary
Unit. We're looking for their partnership (financial
and in-kind) in our film/documentary entitled
is enclosed for your review. This film will
merge the best of our two videos:
If you have any resources for this educational project, please let us know!
I want to thank you for helping us drive this initiative. It's still a new idea to many key people and organizations (like those mentioned above.) Your contribution makes this work possible.
In partnership for the planet,
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