I suggested Zimbabwe. I thought our draft (as was the later UU draft) far too broad to be meaningful.
We could only understand what we believed by thinking out: what we were prepared to do, what we would support, what we would ask others to do.
Consensus save me was that exercise too tough.
Here's Annan and Carter's call,
Southern African nations must intervene more decisively to end Zimbabwe's political and economic crisis, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and other prominent world figures say.The head of my SJ committee tells me the Peace Making Resolution will become the basis for the head of the UUA to speak out on my behalf on issues of Peace. So how does this draft tell UUs to respond to Zimbabwe?
Describing Zimbabwe as close to a humanitarian disaster, Annan urged the Southern African Development Community's leaders to pressure President Robert Mugabe and the opposition MDC to break a deadlock blocking the formation of a unity government.
"SADC must bring its full weight to bear," Annan, flanked by former US President Jimmy Carter and human rights campaigner Graca Machel, the wife of Nelson Mandela, told reporters.
"I think it is clear that SADC should have done more."
I only find one reference to Zimbabwe on Rev Sinkford's A Unitarian Universalist Pilgrimage: Rev. William Sinkford's Journey through Africa blog.
If the Peace Making Resolution doesn't tell us how to respond, by what authority does it tell us to remain silent?