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South Sudan: U.N. Security Council Votes for Arms Embargo, Renews Sanctions, Designates Two More Individuals

oday, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution to renew the South Sudan sanctions regime and for an arms embargo until May 31, 2019. The Security Council also designated two individuals: Paul Malong Awan, the former Chief of Staff of South Sudan’s army, and Malek Ruben Riak, former Deputy Chief of Staff of South Sudan’s army ...
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The Sentry Urges Kenyan and Ugandan Authorities to Target Real Estate Connected to South Sudan Officials

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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Delaying Consequences Emboldens Peace Spoilers in South Sudan

On Thursday May 31st, the UN Security Council voted to renew the sanctions regime on South Sudan for 45 days but refrained from sanctioning six high-level political and military leaders with command and control responsibilities pending a review of compliance to the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) agreement signed at the recently concluded High Level Revitalization Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ...
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John Prendergast Provides an Update on South Sudan on NPR Weekend Edition

Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to John Prendergast about U.S. humanitarian aid to South Sudan and the current situation for people caught in the brutal war ...
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John Prendergast Testifies to Congress on Sub-Saharan Africa, Urges Network Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Measures to Address War Linked to Grand Corruption

Today, John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, testified before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, in a hearing on “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa.” ...
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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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