“The Reality of the Earthquake in North-east Japan and What We Can Do To Support The Victims”
Time: April 2, 10am-6pm (Japan Time)
Language: Partly billingual
This event is hosted by non-governmental organization THINK THE EARTH as a charity event for the earthquake in north-east Japan based on volunteers.
A string of reports and insights on the earthquake will be shared at Keio University (Hiyoshi, Kanagawa Pref., Japan), and broadcasted worldwide via Ustream. International viewers are welcome to comment, participate in discussion and donate through the internet (Ustream / twitter @greenjapanteam).
TIME TABLE (Japan time)
10am-11am Dialog: Kenichiro Mogi & Seiichi Mizuno
11am-1pm Reports from NGOs that are actually working on site
2pm-4pm Nuclear and Earthquake: The Future of Energy Policies
Tetra Tanizaki with Tetsuya Iida, Kenichi Takano and Seiichi Mizuzno
4pm-6pm Activities to support the earthquake victims
Internet participants can donate from a small amount using Paypal during and after the ustream broadcast. Your donation will gathered to the Think the Earth Fund and distributed to several medium-sized NGOs/NPOs that are actually working on site.
Think The Earth Fund:
This is a temporary fund launched to gather donations for the earthquake which hit Japan on March 11, 2011. Donation can be made through March 16 to April 30. All donation will be fully distributed to the active organizations listed below (no fee is taken by the foundation itself). The foundation is aiming to backup multiple professional and trustworthy organizations instead of one giant organization. Each organization is updating their websites on activities, so you will be able to see what became of your donation.
eco+waza is supporting the event on international communication.