The Honorable Antoio Guterres
Secretary–General of the United Nations Organization
New York City, NY.
Tokyo, May 26, 2018
Dear Secretary-General Antoio Guterres,
Please allow me to draw your attention to the persistent and deepening Fukushima crisis.
It is essential not to forget the crucial fact that the state of
emergency promulgated after the Fukushima accident still persists and
will not be annulled hereafter for more than 100 years according to
It is simply abnormal not to consecrate maximum efforts to this task.
The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 should be considered as out of the
question. Its preparations, however, are being promoted without
The International Olympic Committee continues not to respond to
increasing legitimate requests from various quarters to reexamine the
false assertion "under control", publicly condemned as a gbig lieh by
Former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. He is now engaged in promoting
a national movement against nuclear reactors, together with Former
Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa.
Former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, in the interview article of the
Japan Times of January 21,2016, pleaded for Japanfs retreat from the
Tokyo Olympic Games. He has recently sent me a message in which he
expressed his appreciation and expectations of womenfs role in this
In this connection, there is a growing support for the plea to
make shift the current paternal civilization based on power and
domination to a maternal civilization based on harmony and solidarity.
On May 16,the House of Councilors unanimously approved a law aimed at
equalizing eventually the number of male and female candidates in
Women are expected to remind the world of the very lesson of the
Fukushima nuclear accident that requires the shift of priority from
economy to life.
The current Japanese society, exposing one scandal after another,
reminds the whole world of the well-known warning of the ancient
Chinese philosopher Laozi; gThe Heavenfs vengeance is slow but sureh.
It reminds us of the law of history that does not allow immorality to
I wish you the best of luck in your noble and increasingly challenging mission.
Please accept, Secretary-General Antio Guterres , the assurances of my highest consideration.
Former Japanese Ambassador to Switzerland and Senegal
Honorary Professor of Tianjin University of Science and Technology (China)