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Section XVI: Landing Rights MOU's


Correspondence in 2011

In early Spring 2011, we were invited to assemble proposals for presentation to the African States of Angola, Rwanda, and Uganda, in addition to the proposal to South Sudan.

Republic of Angola
Private Placement Memorandum
Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

Republic of Rwanda
Private Placement Memorandum
Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

Republic of South Sudan
Private Placement Memorandum
Draft Note Verbale and Memo of Understanding
DOC format
PDF format

Republic of Uganda
Private Placement Memorandum
Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

We also provided copies of the following supporting documents to the parties:

SWANsat Technology Readiness Assessment

PRESIDENT Magazine 16-page summary of SWANsat and the AUric


Correspondence in 2009

Starting in mid-August 2009, SWANsat began receiving requests from certain member states of the African Union and from member states of the Pacific Islands Forum  to receive information regarding landing rights for the SWANsat System. Here's a list of the nations to which proposals were sent, either through embassy contacts known to various officers of the NEPAD Council, or through back channel sources from our Pacific Islands Forum advisors. All contacts received the following two documents:

SWANsat Technology Readiness Assessment

PRESIDENT Magazine 16-page summary of SWANsat and the AUric

In addition to being sent the two documents posted above, these governments were sent the following personalized invitations:

Republic of Botswana (26 August):
Introduction letter (1 page)
In-depth proposal letter

Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

Republic of Cameroon (24 August): 
Introduction letter (1 page)
In-depth proposal letter

Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

Republic of Uganda (24 August): 
Introduction letter (1 page)
In-depth proposal letter

Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

Republic of Zimbabwe (24 August)
Introduction letter (1 page)
In-depth proposal letter

Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

Article: On Letting Justice Roll Down: an Honest Gold Standard
Microsoft Word DOC file (38 megs)
Adobe Acrobat PDF file

On 20 August 2009, Zimbabwe announced its intention to base its currency on gold. So we presented a draft design for an AUric edition that featured the Zimbabwe bird on its reverse:

Republic of the Fiji Islands (24 August):
Introduction letter (1 page)
In-depth proposal letter

Draft Note Verbale and Memorandum of Understanding

 

Here's a list of other correspondence sent to the African Union in early August 2009:

Letter dated 11 August 2009 to AU Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy

Contains Technology Readiness Assessment regarding the SWANsat System. Also includes a fax copy of a determination letter issued by the U.S. Department of State (and referencing a communication from the U.S. Department of Commerce), dated 10 August but delivered to SWANsat Holdings on 11 August, showing that the SWANsat Technology Readiness Assessment is not subject to export restrictions.

          Technology Readiness Assessment with DoS and DoC determination letters included

     Letter dated 11 August 2009 in RE Landing Rights and AUric Gold Standard to AU

          Draft Note Verbale in RE Landing Rights in Microsoft Word DOC file format

               Draft Note Verbale in RE Landing Rights in Adobe PDF format

          Draft Note Verbale in RE AUric Gold Standard in Microsoft Word DOC file format

               Draft Note Verbale in RE AUric Gold Standard in Adobe PDF format


Correspondence in 2008

In late summer 2008, SWANsat began receiving requests from certain member states of the African Union regarding landing rights for the SWANsat System. Here's a list of the nations to which proposals were sent, either through embassy contacts known to various officers of the NEPAD Council, or through back channel discussions.

African Union
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Burundi:
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Ghana:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Kenya:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Mali:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Mozambique:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Nigeria:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Rwanda:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

South Africa:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Tanzania:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU

Uganda:  
Proposal Letter

Draft MOU


Negotiations with the African Union

We began discussions with the African Union's Representational Mission to the United States of America in July 2007. On 6 September 2007, we discussed a number of issues relating to a cooperative relationship that will benefit the African Union. We continued to have periodic discussions with the African Union, utilizing the NEPAD Council as our liaison representative.

Download our correspondence of 23 June 2008.

 
 

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