The Enough Team, Aug 19, 2014
In late 2013, the Enough Project began efforts to create a leaderboard of jewelry retailers that are taking action to combat the conflict gold trade. The interim leaderboard published here is one element of a broader campaign to engage jewelers, encourage companies to exercise supply chain due diligence, and educate the public with a positive narrative, highlighting industry efforts to help solve the problem of conflict gold.
Aug 11, 2014
The Enough Project and five partner organizations have sent letters to the 15 UN Security Council Ambassadors, calling on the Council to make further changes to the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) to ensure that it has the focus, resources, capacity, and will to deliver and report on its core mandate of protecting civilians.
Holly Dranginis, Jul 31, 2014
Is There a Win-Win Formula for Investing Responsibly in Congo’s Minerals Sector?
Omer Ismail, Jul 23, 2014
Ten years ago yesterday, the United States Congress determined that the violence that plagued the Darfur region of Sudan is a genocide perpetrated by the country’s own government.
a Juba-Based Observer, Jul 21, 2014
After seven months of war and several failed attempts at peace, South Sudan’s civil war shows few signs of letting up.
Akshaya Kumar and Omer Ismail, Jun 26, 2014
Janjaweed Reincarnate: Sudan’s New Army of War Criminals
the Enough Team, Jun 26, 2014
The first six months of 2014 have brought devastating death and destruction in Sudan, on par with the height of the genocide in Darfur from 2003-2005. Despite the United Nations Security Council mandating that the Sudanese government disarm its Janjaweed militias a decade ago, it never did. Now, as the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says, a new iteration of the Janjaweed have taken the country by storm. A new Enough Project Report, “Janjaweed Reincarnate,” traces the movements of these fighters -- newly trained, heavily armed, and re-branded as “Rapid Support Forces.”
The Enough Team, Jun 17, 2014
Seventy-eight international human rights groups joined together today to call for a fresh approach to U.S. policy on the war-torn countries of Sudan and South Sudan.
Fidel Bafilemba, Timo Mueller, and Sasha Lezhnev, Jun 10, 2014
Just four years after enactment of historic Dodd-Frank “conflict minerals” legislation, a new investigative report by the Enough Project identifies early signs of success, with many lucrative mines in eastern Congo no longer controlled by violent armed groups responsible for mass atrocities, rape, and grave violations of human rights.
Justine Fleischner and Akshaya Kumar, Jun 5, 2014
Six months into the civil war in South Sudan, the crisis continues to intensify despite peace overtures made far away from the front lines in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. A fragile peace agreement signed last month between President Salva Kiir and former Vice President turned rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar, has not yet been fully implemented.