A Seed Japan
  • Date submitted: 1 Nov 2011
  • Stakeholder type: Major Group
  • Name: A Seed Japan
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Proposal by the Japanese Youth in order to achieve the sustainable development

We, Japanese youth, regard ourselves as to be responsible to the future generations, and with that responsibility, we are proposing the followings to all the stakeholders at Rio +20.

1. Declare to make all the efforts to implement the treaties and initiatives in the UN frame, in which frame the environment, human rights, peace, gender indigenous people and bio-diversity are higher

2. State the followings:

- Demise the finance-centered economic policy, and Promote the Civil-Finance and Social Responsible Investment;

- Reduce the budget on military affairs, and Increase on the education for poverty problem; and

- Withdraw from technology relied on nuclear power and genetic modification, and Promote the technology of renewable energy and organic farming.

A SEED JAPAN (Action for Solidarity, Equality, and Environment and Development) is a Japan based, international youth environmental organisation. The ASEED international campaign was founded in October, 1991 in order to give youth a voice at the Earth Summit (United Nations Conference on Environment and Development), held in Brazil in June 1992. This campaign drew participation from 70 organizations from 50 nations. Following the Earth Summit, ASEED Japan was established as an organisation based on a membership system. A SEED JAPAN strives for a sustainable and fair society and focuses on cross border environmental problems and the social injustices found within these. We aim to change the present pattern of mass production, mass consumption and mass waste, and eliminate the gaps between north and south, different regions, and between different generations. In order to make these changes, the youth of today, who bear the generations of the future, have taken action.
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