Lets Ask Yushenko To Save Danube reserve
The confirmation of Viktor Yushchenko as new Ukrainian President has
given new hopes to us, campaigners against the plans of the former
administration to drive a deep-water canal through that part of the
core area of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve located in the
As you may know, Ukraine now has a new president, Mr Yushchenko, who
claimed that all civil rights in Ukraine will be observed. We now need
the international society to write to him and appeal to him to take
action to save the reserve.
He has now been proclaimed officially winner of the elections and
inauguration will take place shortly.
(as you also may know, the former Transport Minister who was the prime
mover behind the canal plan, Mr.Kirpa was killed or committed suicide.
He was believed to have been one of the treasurers of the illegal
slush funds of the previous govt D.C.) I would like your assistance
with drafting a letter from the international community to the new
We should ask the relevant EU commission to tackle the new president
on the issue - as they were very supportive of him during his election
campaign (as a pro-European democratic candidate)
Will you help us one more time - now there is a real hope of change?
WHAT YOU CAN DO!
Lend your support to Proact assistance for Ukrainian conservationists
by sending an email, letter or fax to President Viktor Yuschenko - to
convince him to reverse the previous government's policy which
violated its own legislation and international agreements.
Use the draft text below or write in your own words to the President
using the email link or the numbers and addresses provided below.
more about the problem