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U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Makes Historic Trip to East Africa

U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Makes Historic Trip to East Africa
John Prendergast, Enough’s Founding Director and Co-Founder of The Sentry, also traveled to Kenya to participate in a press event and NGO roundtable alongside Under Secretary Mandelker ...
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New U.S. Treasury Sanctions on Entities Affiliated with Gertler Critical for Addressing Violent Corruption in Congo

D.R. Congo
The Sentry and the Enough Project welcome the announcement today by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that it has sanctioned 14 entities pursuant to Executive Order 13818, which targets serious human rights abuse and corruption, for being affiliated with Israeli businessman and billionaire Dan Gertler ...
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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | June 14, 2018

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a monthly series featuring important stories you may have missed ...
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Remarks by John Prendergast During Nairobi Press Event with U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Mandelker

Press Event with Sigal Mandelker, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury ...
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The Sentry Urges Kenyan and Ugandan Authorities to Target Real Estate Connected to South Sudan Officials

South Sudan
As U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Mandelker meets with officials and banks in Nairobi to urge action against corruption and money laundering linked to war in South Sudan, properties of concern identified in The Sentry’s 2016 report have still not faced official investigations by Kenya or Uganda ...
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New FinCEN Advisory Focuses on Essential Links between Corrupt Networks and Human Rights Abuses

Today, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a new Advisory, Advisory on Human Rights Abuses Enabled by Corrupt Senior Foreign Political Figures and their Financial Facilitators, which focuses financial institutions on the urgent need to investigate and target the actions of corrupt Senior Politically Exposed Persons and their networks of facilitators and enablers around the world. The Advisory makes the critical connection of the corruption of these networks to grave human rights abuses, including in sub-Saharan Africa ...
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The Sentry Welcomes Treasury Under Secretary’s Historic Trip to Sub-Saharan Africa; Represents Critical Opportunity for Impact on Urgent Crises

Serious financial pressure with meaningful consequences is not only possible but critically necessary to counter violent kleptocracy, protect human rights and end conflict ...
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Tools of Trade: U.S. Sanctions Regimes and Human Rights Accountability Strategies

Tools of Trade: U.S. Sanctions Regimes and Human Rights Accountability Strategies
Download the one-pager here. Enough’s June 2018 report, “Tools of Trade: U.S. Sanctions Regimes and Human Rights Accountability Strategies,” co-authored with the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, underscores how economic sanctions provide financial and diplomatic pressure to further aid U.S. foreign policy goals and national security interests. Sanctions aimed at targeting individual actors, economic sectors, or an entire foreign government have in recent years become an attractive alternative to military action. Sanctions, therefore, are an increasingly important tool for policymakers and human rights advocates to understand, particularly as newer approaches are utilized, which include innovative targeting strategies and new robust efforts ...
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“Tools of Trade”: Resource Paper Explains U.S. Sanctions Regimes and New Human Rights Accountability Strategies

New resource paper empowers human rights practitioners and advocates to stay engaged through lifecycle of powerful but often underutilized sanctions regimes ...
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Just Published: Understanding Sanctions and Human Rights

Just Published: Understanding Sanctions and Human Rights
In this new paper, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and Enough Project lay out the essential elements of how sanctions programs are created, implemented, and enforced ...
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