Blog Posts in U.S. Policy

Posted by Emily Brandon on Mar 25, 2014

On March 23, the Obama administration announced that it will bolster the counter-LRA mission by deploying at least four helicopters to help find Joseph Kony. 

Posted by Meghan Higginbotham on Mar 5, 2014
HHV poster

Nearly 100 activists from 19 states came to the nation's capital for this year's Hear Her Voice conference, hosted by The Enough Project and Jewish World Watch. During this 3-day advocacy delegation and learning conference, advocates heard from policy experts, received advocacy training, and met with more than 50 congressional offices regarding the ongoing violence against civilians, particularly women, in Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, and South Sudan.

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 28, 2014
John Prendergast speaks before the House hearing on Sudan and South Sudan

Over the past few days, Congress has been active in its response to the conflicts unfolding in both Sudan and South Sudan. In the House, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations held a hearing on Sudan and South Sudan. 

Posted by Rachel Finn on Feb 28, 2014

This week, the co-chairs of the U.S. House of Representatives Caucus on Sudan and South Sudan began seeking support from other members of Congress for a letter calling for deeper engagement on the conflict in South Sudan. 

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 20, 2014

Over two dozen humanitarian organizations and NGOs have issued a joint appeal to Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Director of Office of Management and Budget Sylvia M. Burwell in advance of President Obama’s FY2015 Budget request to Congress, asking them to fulfill existing U.S. commitments in South Sudan and anticipate growing needs in the Central African Republic.