Join us, Jewish World Watch, STAND, and UN Youth to End Sexual Violence for a 3-day conference filled with expert panels, guest speakers, and the opportunity to connect and strategize with students and community activists from across the country who care about and are taking action toward ending and preventing Genocide and mass atrocities. On the third day of the conference we'll travel to Capitol Hill and bring these issues to Members of Congress through direct advocacy.
Enough and Omaze have partnered to offer donors the once in a lifetime opportunity to join Aaron Rodgers on the sidelines for Monday Night Football on December 8th. The deadline to enter is December 1st, so sign up before it's too late!
Join Lakeside Congregaton for a special presentation by John Prendergast, Founding Director of Enough Project, Co-Founder of the Satellite Sentinel Project, and author of "Unlikely Brothers" and NY Times best seller "Not On Our Watch".
The Enough Project is cosponsoring this year's Jewish World Watch I Witness Awards in Los Angeles, honoring Intel for its leadership in working to eliminate conflict minerals that fund violence in eastern Congo.
The San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition and Sudan Unlimited are hosting Enough Project Senior Policy Advisor Omer Ismail for a discussion about the Government of Sudan's scorched earth policies and new efforts to shed light and put pressure on those responsible for financing these types of criminal activities in Sudan and in the other parts of the world.
Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the National Commitee on American Foreign Policy present an update by multiple experts on the situation in Darfur. Featured speakers include the Enough Project's Akshaya Kumar speaking on "The Janjaweed and Resurgent Violence" and Ahmed H. Adam, Visiting Scholar at Cornell University on "Senarios of Change." Moderated by David L. Phillips.
Can firms involved in Congo avoid human rights abuses, and help ensure that the benefits of its natural resources reach all of Congo’s people? This will require a joint effort by civil society, business, and governments alike. Laws such as the US Dodd-Frank Act provisions on conflict minerals and revenue transparency, and initiatives by technology firms to source minerals responsibly, are among the many tools that can help turn the tide. This event will bring perspectives from Congo and elsewhere to highlight business’ impacts on people’s lives in the country, and explore practical ways to advance human rights.
The weekend of October 25th and 26th, 2014, Omer Ismail will be speaking alongside anti-genocide activists as part of the 3rd Annual National Symposium on Women & Genocide in the 21st Century. Join the Enough Project, Darfur Interfaith Network, Impact Hub DC, The Human Rights & Global Justice Working Group at GMU, United to End Genocide for Genocide Watch and Darfur Women Action Group's great event.
Saint Michael’s College presents a panel discussion featuring Omekongo Dibinga, a youth motivational speaker, tri-lingual poet, CNN contributor, TV talk show host, rapper and multi-cultural education teacher at the University of Virginia; Vince Thomas, director of social action marketing for Intel and the architect of Intel’s Pursuit of Conflict-free Marketing Campaign; and Annie Callaway, advocacy associate for the Enough Project where she focuses on coordinating the Conflict-Free Campus Initiative. EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Presented by Johns Hopkins University SAIS African Studies Program and The Enough Project
Theft in war is a war crime - also known as pillage, looting, and plunder - and ending impunity for these crimes is critical to ending some of the worst violence of the last century. This panel discussion brings together experts to discuss this groundbreaking tool for justice.
Mohamed A. Bangura, Prosecution Legal Adviser and Evidence Officer at the recently established Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone (RSCSL) based in The Hague, the successor to the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), which completed its operations in December 2013.
Holly Dranginis, Policy Analyst at the Enough Project, focuses on economic war crimes, sexual violence, gender inclusive peace building, and conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic.
James G. Stewart, professor of law at the University of British Columbia and former war crimes prosecutor, is author of the essential manual on the topic of pillage as a war crime: “Corporate War Crimes: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources.
Moderator Peter Lewis, Director, African Studies at Johns Hopkins University SAIS
The Good Lie, a new Warner Brothers production, opens in select theaters October 3rd and nationally October 24th. The film depicts the shared experiences of several of the "Lost Boys of Sudan" during the Second Sudanese Civil War. Separated from their families by the war, these children grew up together as refugees and came to be known as the “Lost Boys” of Sudan.
On October 2, the Enough Project will host a private pre-screening of The Good Lie, new production by Warner Brothers, in Durham, NC. The film depicts the shared experiences of several of the "Lost Boys of Sudan".
Join us for the film and a discussion with John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project, who also appears in The Good Lie.
Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast will be speaking on a panel, "A Changing Dynamic: Africa’s Image and U.S. Perceptions in the 21st Century,” to support the goal of the U.S.-African Heads of State Summit. He will be joined on the panel by recording artist Aliaune “Akon” Thiam, and New York Times White House correspondent Helene Cooper. The panel is part of an all-day event hosted by the Brookings Institution, an Africa Growth Initiative event, entitled “The Game Has Changed: The New Landscape for Innovation and Business in Africa” on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 9:00am to 6:00pm.
Join Voices for Sudan for the second annual Boston-area Sudanese Diaspora Advocacy Training event. With guest speakers, the workshop will train attendees on how to develop and effectively communicate their personal story, how to influence elected officials, how to interact with media, and best practices for fundraising.
Enough Project Policy Associate Holly Dranginis will participate in a roundtable discussion on the importance and value of responsible sourcing of gold from areas such as the Great Lakes region of Central Africa. She will be joined by Dave Bonaparte (president & CEO Jewelers of America), Jon Gold (VP of Supply Chain & Customs Policy, National Retail Federation), David Bouffard (VP of Corporate Affairs, Signet Jewelers Limited). Signet Jewelers Limited, the largest specialty jewelry retailer in the US is sponsoring the event. The discussion will be moderated by Jen Peyser, senior mediator of RESOLVE. The meeting is aimed to provide an opportunity for policymakers, human rights advocates and the jewelry industry to learn, share progress and lessons learned about supply chains and supplier engagement from the first year of conflict minerals reporting.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations is holding a hearing on the Troubling Case of Meriam Ibrahim, at which Enough Project Senior Policy Advisor Omer Ismail will testify. Chairman Smith on the hearing: “Meriam Ibrahim Ishag has been imprisoned in Sudan in fear of execution, chained during the late stages of her pregnancy, forced to give birth in prison, released from prison and re-arrested on flimsy charges. This all is the result of her being Christian in a country in which the ruling authorities refuse to recognize the right of people to choose their own religion. Our hearing will examine this troubling violation of a basic human right.”
Enough will be co-hosting a pre-screening of the film “Watchers of the Sky” during the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on in New York City June 18 and 19, in partnership with the International Center for Transitional Justice. The film, inspired by Samantha Power’s A Problem From Hell, explores holding to account those who commit genocide and other atrocity crimes.
For the second part of the VICE season two finale on HBO, "The Forgotten War", VICE correspondent Ben Anderson travels to Sudanese refugee camps in Chad to examine the effects of lagging international attention, then to Sudan itself, where rebels are poised for civil war.
On May 14, Enough Project Senior Policy Analyst Sasha Lezhnev will join Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Africa, and other leading experts on the region at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles for an event hosted by Jewish World Watch.