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Civil society call to tackle abuses, conflict, and lack of transparency in diamond supply chain

In a joint letter, the Enough Project and four other leading human rights organizations have issued a call to tackle abuses, conflict, and lack of transparency in diamond supply chains. Click here to see the full letter. The letter emphasizes the need for the diamond industry as a whole - from mining to retail - to move toward responsible sourcing practices clearly and demonstrably aligned with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas, as well as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The letter also urges the industry ...
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Sentry Alert: Security Vulnerabilities in Electronic Voting Technology Underscore Lack of Transparency in DR Congo’s Electoral Process

D.R. Congo
A new investigative report published today by The Sentry reveals potential vulnerabilities in the electronic voting technology currently being prototyped for use in the Democratic Republic of Congo ...
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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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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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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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The Daily Beast Op-ed: Congo’s Looting and Killing Machine Moves Into High Gear

D.R. Congo
This op-ed originally appeared in The Daily Beast and was written by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast ...
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Applications Open for Next School Year! Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program

Applications Open for Next School Year! Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program
The Enough Project’s Student Upstander program is designed to develop a network of committed student activists on campuses across the country to draw on the power of student leadership to support peace in East and Central Africa. Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year now ...
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Study Finds Reliance on Outdated Data Leads to Exaggeration of Negative Impacts Attributed to Dodd-Frank 1502

A recent article in Resources Policy found that individuals, academics, and companies that continue to argue that the U.S. Dodd-Frank legislation’s Section 1502 on conflict minerals has resulted in unintended negative consequences in D.R. Congo are largely relying on outdated data ...
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John Prendergast Provides an Update on South Sudan on NPR Weekend Edition

South Sudan
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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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | May 3, 2018

Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed ...
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