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Author: Enough Team

U.S. and U.N. Must Apply Coordinated Leverage to Ensure Successful Congo Peace Process

The U.S. and U.N. must appoint senior-level envoys to lead the international community in applying incentives and deterrents necessary to bring all regional stakeholders to the table, and ensure they reach a final agreement addressing long-term drivers of conflict in eastern Congo, argues a new Enough Project paper ...
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New Valentine’s Day Campaign Asks Jewelers to Help End Conflict Gold Trade

This Valentine’s Day, the Enough Project is launching a new campaign and video report documenting the trade in conflict gold from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Jewelry companies, the world’s largest consumers of gold, have an opportunity to help stop the deadly trade through supply chain action ...
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Activist Brief: Conflict Gold 101

Activist Brief: Conflict Gold 101
Gold has emerged as the most lucrative conflict mineral for armed groups in Congo because it is easy to smuggle small quantities for large profits. This activist brief maps out the conflict-gold trade in Congo and outlines steps forward to bring an end to the deadly trade ...
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Conflict Gold 101

The race to profit from gold in Congo is driving the world's deadliest violence since WWII. Creating a demand for conflict-free gold from Congo is key to stopping the violence ...
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10 Years of Darfur, 100 Days for Darfur

10 Years of Darfur, 100 Days for Darfur
i-ACT co-founder and director Gabriel Stauring announces a 100-day fast to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the start of the Darfur crisis. This piece is cross-posted from iAct's website ...
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Congo: Robin Wright Helps Deliver Women’s Petition to White House with 100,000 Signatures

On January 29, actress Robin Wright and Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo Campaign Manager JD Stier joined a group of human rights activists to deliver a petition to the White House calling for a presidential envoy to support a comprehensive peace process in eastern Congo ...
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Rep. Bass: Congo Deserves Renewed Focus on Africa Agenda

Rep. Bass: Congo Deserves Renewed Focus on Africa Agenda
Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, advocates for the U.S. government to boost its engagement in the Democratic Republic of Congo during President Obama's second term. Her op-ed originally appeared in Roll Call ...
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Enough Project Welcomes John Kerry as Secretary of State

The Enough Project welcomes the U.S. Senate’s decision to approve John Kerry's nomination as the next Secretary of State and looks forward to working with him in this new capacity to address and prevent genocide and crimes against humanity ...
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M23 Rebels Threaten to Pull Out of Congo Talks Even as Negotiations Move Forward

M23 Rebels Threaten to Pull Out of Congo Talks Even as Negotiations Move Forward
Despite failing to see eye-to-eye on a range of issues up for discussion in the Kampala peace talks, the Congolese government and the M23 rebels moved ahead over the weekend with a review of the March 23, 2009 agreement that is officially at the crux of the movement’s rebellion. The Saturday session, which lasted well into the night, left both sides satisfied, according to Thomas Muiti, North Kivu civil society president ...
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Abyei on edge during migration season

In a recent visit to the field, the Enough Project's Renata Rendón captures the sentiments of the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities who live in the Abyei region ...
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