Agir

A Campanha Internacional para Terminar Terminator lhe pede para agir antes da mais importante reunião do Convênio de Diversidade Biológica das Nações Unidas (COP8 – 8ª Conferência das Partes) no Brasil, de 20 a 31 de março. Nessa reunião será decidido o futuro da tecnologia Terminator.

Proteste! Preencha os dados ao lado e envie esta carta para o presidente Lula, exijindo que ele defenda o avanço do Protocolo de Cartagena e defenda claramente a manutenção da moratória da tecnologia Terminator.

1) APÓIEM A CAMPANHA – ANTES DE 17 DE FEVEREIRO OU ANTES DE 1º DE MARÇO:

- Grupos de todo o mundo estão subscrevendo seus nomes na chamada para conseguir a proibição do Terminator – a lista se encontra em http://www.terminarterminator.org No dia 20 de fevereiro essa lista será publicada na imprensa – teremos uma lista final para 1º de março. Por favor inscreva seu grupo no site http://www.terminarterminator.org ou enviando uma mensagem eletrônica para contact@banterminator.org
- Por favor contate outros grupos e lhes peça que participem da campanha.
Declare o seguinte: “Nos opomos a todas as formas de tecnologia Terminator (Tecnologia de Restrição de Uso Genético ou GURTs). Solicitamos aos governos nacionais e organismos internacionais que proíbam o Terminator com a finalidade de assegurar que essa tecnologia nunca será testada a campo ou comercializada.”

2) PRESSIONEM SEUS GOVERNOS:

Pressione o seu governo durante esse último mês antes da reunião no Brasil. Escreva ao seu Ministério do Meio Ambiente e solicite que apóie a moratória do Terminator na reunião da COP8. Requeira uma reunião com os funcionários de seu governo.

Your government will send a delegation of officials to the major meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity March 20-31 2006 in Brazil. You can help ensure that this negotiations bans Terminator.

Groups and Communities: Before March1st. Endorse the Campaign Click here to see the list of endorsements (as of February 13 2006)

Individuals: Subscribe to receive email action alerts and breaking news . Sign-up to take urgent actions when most needed.

Write a letter to your government urging a national and international ban on Terminator: Click here for a sample letter and further details.(Nederlandse brief)

Join others in your area and become a Ban Terminator organizer. Organize events in your community. Click here to find contacts in your area.

Download materials from this website and bring them to meetings and events, share these materials with people in your community. Let us know if there are other materials you need.

Pass a group or community resolution against Terminator that states your concerns and demands action. These resolutions are important tools to communicate your opposition. Let us know. Click here to see a sample resolution.

Meet with your government officials. Take materials from this website and adapt them for meetings with government officials. Please contact us if you need support. Let us know how these meetings go and what your government says about Terminator – this will help all of us prepare to ban Terminator at UN negotiations in January and March 2006. (see below)

Participate in the “ COP8 Countdown” by organizing events in your area before or during this meeting March 20-31 2006 in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

Spread the word by posting a Ban Terminator web banner on your website. Please let us know if you do this. Click here for banners.

Volunteer to help translate or research and investigate. Contact us.

United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD):

Coming to COP8? March 20-31 2006 in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil the 8th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will meet (following the meeting of the CBD Cartagena biosafety protocol March 13-17 in Curitiba). Are you going? Are you trying to get there? Let us know if you are going and if Terminator is one of your concerns.

More Action Tools:

Statements Made Against Terminator
• List of Terminator Patents
- updated October 2005 ( pdf)