Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.
- “Sudan Tribune Op-ed: The Lingering Stain of Exclusivity in South Sudan’s National Dialogue” (Op-Ed)
In this November 4 op-ed, Enough’s Brian Adeba explains how, although potentially a noble idea, the major problem that dogged South Sudan’s National Dialogue from the onset was the government’s attempt to use it as a substitute process for a political settlement, and in this manner, eroding its legitimacy among various stakeholders.
- “Disrupting Illicit Financial Flows in Congo” (Video)
On October 19, Enough Project staff joined panelists at the Atlantic Council for a discussion on United States policy toward the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the occasion of the launch of the latest Sentry investigative report on how inadequate anti-money laundering compliance and sanctions enforcement standards at banks can empower a wide range of criminal groups and corrupt actors, undermining governance and contributing to instability in Congo and beyond.
- “Ominous Threats Descending On Darfur ” (Report)
In his newest report, Enough’s Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo outlines how Darfur faces a dangerous military standoff, with a disarmament campaign by Sudan’s government increasing the risk of armed conflict and mass violence.
- “From the Archives: 11 Letters from Congolese Civil Society Groups in Support of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law” (Blog)
In early 2017, in response to a possible suspension of the Conflict Minerals Rule for Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank law, over 100 Congolese civil society groups and individuals wrote in to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in support of the law.
- “Take Action: Demand the Supply of Products Made with Conflict-Free Minerals from Congo” (Take Action)
Enough’s #DemandtheSupply Thunderclap will launch on Black Friday, the largest consumer holiday in the U.S., to get the attention of companies in Enoughs 2017 rnakings and send them an important message: their customers want products that are manufactured with conflict-free minerals from Congo, made by companies with conflict-free supply chains.