I would just like to cue in and mention a site called www.invisiblechildren.com which contains a whole lot of information about the dilemas involving child soldiers and civil wars in Northern Uganda and Eastern DR Congo. Additionally, I have recently acquired a short documentary (30 minutes long) from this organization called "Blue is for Roseline" and I would be willing to lend it for any of you delegates! The movie is mainly about an HIV victim torn between hope for a better future and a crushing movement led by the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda.
Here is a link to the trailer:
It helped me a whole lot in understanding these abstract ideas of poverty, hunger and, most importantly, AIDS, which are issues that seem so far away from our reach that we don't know how to approach them.
I will be available every wednesday after school as part of the peer tutoring program! Come see me if you have any doubts on your resolutions and questions of, I can get you tuned in the controversal issues in Zimbabwe and Sudan, the piracy deal in Somalia and the everlasting civil wars.