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New Brief: EU Financial Leverage for Impact in South Sudan

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A new policy brief published today by the Enough Project urges the European Union to more clearly and consistently assert leadership and develop much-needed financial leverage that could support a truly reinvigorated peace process in South Sudan, a country hijacked by corrupt elites and marred by brutal conflict and urgent humanitarian crises ...
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“EuroPressure”: European Union Has Tools to Stop Violent Kleptocrats in South Sudan, Reinvigorate Peace Process

A new policy report published today by the Enough Project urges the European Union to more clearly and consistently assert leadership and develop much-needed financial leverage that could support a truly reinvigorated peace process in South Sudan, a country hijacked by corrupt elites and marred by brutal conflict and urgent humanitarian crises ...
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EuroPressure: EU Financial Leverage for Impact in South Sudan

EuroPressure: EU Financial Leverage for Impact in South Sudan
Download the brief | Résumé analytique By Brad Brooks-Rubin and Jonathan Benton Executive Summary For the past several years, South Sudan has spiralled out of control. The nation’s still young history is marred by brutal conflict and failed peace agreements, creating one of the most extreme humanitarian crises in the world. As another Cessation of Hostilities agreement falters and hopes dim for regional leadership during a time of upheaval in Ethiopia, it is time for the European Union to more clearly and consistently assert leadership and develop much-needed financial leverage that could support a truly reinvigorated peace process. The European Union ...
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U.S. Takes Action against South Sudanese Public and Private Oil Entities

Today, the United States announced it was taking action against 15 South Sudanese oil-related entities “whose revenues have contributed to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan.” U.S. as well as non-U.S. companies will now need a license to export, re-export, or transfer exports of any U.S.-origin goods or technology to the listed entities ...
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Foreign Affairs Op-ed: The Key to Making Peace in Africa

In a new op-ed, The Sentry co-founders George Clooney and John Prendergast highlight the fatal flaw in peacemaking in Africa ...
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BREAKING: Sentry Investigation Sheds Light on South Sudan’s Elites’ Use of the Country’s Oil to Fund Militias, Get Richer

South Sudan’s elite is using the country’s oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians, according to documents reviewed in an ongoing investigation by The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast ...
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Fueling Atrocities: Oil and War in South Sudan

Fueling Atrocities: Oil and War in South Sudan
In its new investigative brief, Enough's investigative initiative, The Sentry, reports on a set of documents that describe how South Sudan’s elite is using the country’s oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians ...
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Enough Project Statement: Time for Serious Peace Negotiations in South Sudan

As the IGAD-led High Level Revitalization Forum kicks off today, the stakes have never been higher for South Sudan ...
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African Union and IGAD Urged to Clamp Down on Spoilers Undermining South Sudan’s Peace Process

New Report Details How Repeated Failure by Regional Bodies to Follow Words with Action Fuels War in South Sudan ...
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Ambassador Haley’s Visit to South Sudan and Congo

During her trip to Africa this week, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is traveling to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Both South Sudan and Congo are regions of focus for the Enough Project and its recent work has put forth a number of recommendations that U.S. policymakers can implement ...
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