This Wednesday, June 8th, Brad Brooks-Rubin, Policy Director at the Enough Project, will testify before the Senate on “U.S. Sanctions Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa,” detailing both successes and significant challenges of current sanctions policy, and presenting recommendations for a modernized approach to sanctions in the region.
A former official at the State Department and the Department of the Treasury, Brooks-Rubin will join other distinguished witnesses before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy.
When: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 2:15 PM
Where: Room 419, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Presiding: Senator Flake
- The Honorable Sue E. Eckert
Senior Fellow, Watson Institute International And Public Affairs, Brown University
- Dr. Todd Moss
Chief Operating Officer And Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
- The Honorable Princeton N. Lyman
Senior Advisor To The President, United States Institute of Peace
- Mr. Brad Brooks-Rubin
Director of Policy, Enough Project
Testimony livestream and hearing details: http://www.foreign.senate.gov/hearings/us-sanctions-policy-in-sub-saharan-africa-060816
Interview availability: Mr. Brooks-Rubin will be available for selected media interviews following the hearing. For media inquiries or interview requests, please contact: Greg Hittelman, Director of Communications, +1 310 717 0606, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About THE ENOUGH PROJECT
The Enough Project, an atrocity prevention policy group, seeks to build leverage for peace and justice in Africa by helping to create real consequences for the perpetrators and facilitators of genocide and other mass atrocities. Enough aims to counter rights-abusing armed groups and violent kleptocratic regimes that are fueled by grand corruption, transnational crime and terror, and the pillaging and trafficking of minerals, ivory, diamonds, and other natural resources. Enough conducts field research in conflict zones, develops and advocates for policy recommendations, supports social movements in affected countries, and mobilizes public campaigns. Learn more – and join us – at www.EnoughProject.org