Educational series on agent orange and genetic seed Berlin organized various events on the topics of Agent Orange and genetic seed SODI, Exchange – on August 10, the Agent Orange victims, invites the international day of solidarity service international e.V. (SODI) at 19: 00 in the Berlin Kato in the subway station Schlesisches Tor to the kick-off event of its educational series about the toxin in the Viet Nam war Agent Orange and the current impact of gene seeds and bio-piracy by former manufacturers. On this memorable day, the extremely dangerous toxin by the US air force over Laos, Cambodia, and Viet Nam was sprayed 47 years ago to the first Agent Orange. SODI indicating that the toxin nearly 50 years later still always heavily harms people and the environment. The Berlin Club, latitude in Viet Nam development cooperation projects realised for ten years on the 17th, initiated a signature campaign for Justice and compensation for Agent Orange victims in addition to the educational series. The SODI education series starts on August 10, 2008 with the documentary film \”shark tells TAM\” by Prof. Dr. Gunter gangsta field.
Until December 2008, SODI will inform about the issues of Agent Orange, organic patents and new dependencies of the development countries. SODI organized to five films, three readings of the artist, a briefing and a panel discussion with experts of the environment – and Vietnam – development scene. For years, SODI enables support of the Federal Ministry of economic cooperation and donations self-help projects in Viet Nam. Currently, over 320 families are supported with land mines and Agent Orange victims. SODI would strengthen them politically.
Therefore, SODI initiated a signature campaign and the developmental education series. SODI wants to collect 100 000 signatures within a year and thus (Vietnamese Association for victims of Agent Orange) against 37 U.S. manufacturers in US courts support the lawsuit by three Vietnamese Agent Orange victims and VAVA’U.