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44 Leading Congolese and International NGOs Welcome Peace, Security, and Cooperation Framework but Call for Further Action To Make Peace a Reality

A group of prominent Congolese and international NGOs today called on countries in the Great Lakes region, along with their international partners, to ensure that the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework Agreement signed in Addis Ababa is given the political backing necessary to bring an end to war in the eastern Congo ...
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Congo Peace Framework Incomplete without Follow-on Negotiations, US Envoy

The “Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Region” to be signed on February 24 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will only succeed if it is followed up by a robust peace process led by a capable United Nations mediator and strong backing from the United States. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will preside over the signing by Congo and neighboring countries ...
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Infographic: Peace by Committee

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Infographic: Peace by Committee
On September 27, 2012, President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and President Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed nine landmark agreements in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This infographic outlines the 17 committees and commissions responsible for implementing the agreements and making a path towards peace between the two Sudans ...
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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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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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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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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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