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Tag: D.R. Congo

New U.S. Treasury Sanctions on Entities Affiliated with Gertler Critical for Addressing Violent Corruption in Congo

The Sentry and the Enough Project welcome the announcement today by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that it has sanctioned 14 entities pursuant to Executive Order 13818, which targets serious human rights abuse and corruption, for being affiliated with Israeli businessman and billionaire Dan Gertler.

By Enough Team

June 15, 2018

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.”

By Enough Team

May 9, 2018

Bank Scandal in Congo

Newly uncovered evidence published today by The Sentry reveals that BGFIBank DRC, a Congolese bank run and partly owned by members of President Joseph Kabila’s family, maintained accounts up to at least 2016 for companies with ties to terrorists.

By Enough Team

May 3, 2018

Enough Project Encourages Corporate Responsibility in DR Congo's Electoral Process

On March 26, Enough sent a letter to Miru Systems Co., a South Korean company specializing in electronic voting systems. It has been reported that Miru is poised to provide electronic voting technology to Congo’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) for elections that are scheduled to occur in December 2018.  

By Enough Team

April 19, 2018

Conflict Minerals 101: 2018 Update

Until recent years, the conflict minerals supply chain was a very lucrative scheme for Congo’s armed groups and even parts of the Congolese army. But now that’s all changing. Check out Enough’s updated conflict minerals 101 video and learn about what you can do to continue to hold companies accountable.

By Enough Team

March 12, 2018

Red Flags in DR Congo's Electoral Process: Time for Consequences

Current President Joseph Kabila’s term of office expired in December 2016, but his government has repeatedly failed to hold elections. Each time the Kabila administration delays elections, it trots out a smoke screen of technical excuses, and some of these are the government’s own making.

By Enough Team

March 8, 2018

Ropes & Gray Webinar: Takeaways from the Enough Project’s Consumer Electronics and Jewelry Retail Company Conflict Minerals Rankings

In mid-November, The Enough Project released its report on 3TG compliance procedures and disclosures by consumer electronics and jewelry retailer companies. In particular, the report focused on company efforts to source conflict-free from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and supporting a transparent mining sector in the DRC. This webinar will feature an overview of the report, including Enough’s recommendations for all companies.

By Enough Team

December 4, 2017