Enough Team's blog

Kingston-Upon-Hull Becomes First UK City to Pass Conflict-Free Resolution

On Thursday 18th June 2015, Kingtson-Upon-Hull became the first city in the UK to pass a conflict-free resolution. In this guest blog post, campaign leader Mike Riley recounts the process of assembling a student-led campaign, presenting to the council, and ultimately passing a resolution.   Read More »

Activists Keep Up Momentum for a Conflict-Free Resolution in Portland, OR

Portland City Hall

Oregon Coalition for Humanity has been working for years to pass a Conflict-Free City Resolution in Portland, and there is optimism for a positive outcome in the near future.  Read More »

Enough Project Statement: UN Security Council Must Act Now to Check Impunity in South Sudan

Today, the Enough Project released a statement calling on the UN Security Council to issue sanctions against human rights abusers in South Sudan as an essential step in combatting the unchecked impunity that has come to define the country's political environment. In addition to demonstrating the international community's united resolve to combat impunity, these sanctions can also help forge an enabling environment for peace negotiations.  Read More »

CNN Op-ed: Sanctions Threats Are Not Enough

George Clooney joins Enough's John Prendergast and Akshaya Kumar on CNN.com arguing that since greed is driving the calculations of South Sudan’s government and rebel leaders, the surest route to peace is by hitting them in their wallets with biting sanctions. Their piece offers a peek at our newest initiative to dismantle the financial networks fueling and profiting from Africa’s deadliest wars, launching in July.  Read More »

Daily Beast Op-ed on Kony's LRA by Kathryn Bigelow and Holly Dranginis

Editor's Note: This article was written by the Kathryn Bigelow and Enough Project's Policy Analyst Holly Dranginis and originally appeared in The Daily Beast as "Keep Fighting Joseph Kony’s LRA" on June 22, 2015.  Read More »

Growing My Wings

Jake Littman

In this guest blog post, Jake, a student from SUNY Stony Brook, recalls the moment he first learned about conflict minerals and his determination to do something about it.  Read More »

New Report - Warlord Business: CAR’s Violent Armed Groups and their Criminal Operations for Profit and Power

In a new Enough Project report released today, author Kasper Agger examines how the two main armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) and their multiple factions make millions of dollars in profits from illicit activities, such as the illicit sale of natural resources, taxation, extortion and the strategic use of killings and violence.  Read More »

TIME Op-ed on Omar al-Bashir's Escape

This op-ed was written by the Enough Project's Founding Director John Prendergast and Sudan and South Sudan Policy Analyst Akshaya Kumar and originally appeared in TIME as "The Sudanese President’s Escape Highlights the Determination of African Lawyers" on June 15, 2015.  Read More »

Hill Briefing: The Ongoing Crisis in South Sudan

Enough Project Sudan and South Sudan Policy Analyst Justine Fleischner spoke at a June 10 briefing on Capitol Hill titled “The Ongoing Crisis in South Sudan: A Detailed Outlook on the Situation”. The briefing was hosted by Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY13).  Read More »

New Report: Neighborhood Watch: Mobilizing Regional Action for Peace in South Sudan

Neighborhood Watch

In South Sudan, efforts to broker peace are not succeeding. A new Enough Project report describes the competing political and economic interests of South Sudan’s neighbors that have so far undermined regional willingness to take action against the warring parties and what the U.S. can do to bring about a negotiated settlement to the conflict.  Read More »

Syndicate content