Marie Michael Library
This video presents the keynote address by Stephen Lewis at the 2002 Topshee Conference in Antigonish. Lewis is currrently the U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. He draws on his experiences in this role, as well as his past activities as a politician and Canadian ambassador to the UN. Lewis highlights the political, economic and health challenges facing Africa, and passionately speaks of his frustration with apparent western indifference to these issues.