Process marred by repression, major transparency issues, seriously unlevel playing field. Enough Project and The Sentry’s experts are available for comment
New Report - Powering Down Corruption: Tackling Transparency and Human Rights Risks from Congo's Cobalt Mines to Global Supply Chains
Today, the Enough Project released a report documenting the links between cobalt mining, corruption, and human rights abuses in D.R. Congo.
“Powering Down Corruption”: New Report Highlights High-Level Corruption and Human Rights Abuses in Cobalt Supply Chain, as Global Demand Surges
Enough Project report focuses on opportunity for auto, electronics companies to address transparency issues while making electric vehicles, green products.
A new investigative report by The Sentry details how a set of banks has been hijacked for the personal benefit of leaders, powerful officials, and other “Politically-Exposed Persons” (PEPs, ie current or former senior foreign political figures, their immediate family, and their close associates).
Today, the U.N. Security Council held a session on the role of natural resources as a root cause of conflict.
In a new Enough Project policy report published today, authors John Prendergast and Brian Adeba detail how the September 12 peace deal signed between the South Sudan government and opposition does not address the root cause of the war: the hijacking of governing institutions and a violent kleptocratic system that incentivizes conflict and undermines peace processes.
In Historic UN Security Council Session, John Prendergast Briefs Members on Need to Act Against Corruption-Fueled Violence
John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project and Co-founder of The Sentry, briefed Security Council members on the urgent need for the international community to take action to address this crisis.
Today, John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project and Co-Founder of The Sentry, is the featured guest author for Nicholas Kristof’s New York Times Sunday newsletter.
A new investigative report published today by The Sentry, “Delays and Red Flags: Elections in DR Congo,” explores allegations of corruption throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo’s current electoral cycle, including vulnerabilities that could challenge the overall integrity of the process.
John Prendergast Briefs Security Council in First-Ever Session on Corruption and Conflict, Calls for New and Robust Financial Actions to Support Peace
Today, the U.N. Security Council held its first-ever session on the critical connection between corruption and conflict. John Prendergast, Founding Director at the Enough Project and Co-Founder of The Sentry, and U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres were the two featured speakers at the historic briefing.
John Prendergast to Brief Historic UN Security Council Session on the Links Between Corruption and Armed Conflict
On Monday, September 10 at 10 a.m. EDT, the United Nations Security Council will host a first-ever session on the critical and devastating connection between corruption and conflict. John Prendergast, Enough’s Founding Director and co-Founder of The Sentry, will join UN Secretary-General António Guterres as one of the two featured speakers.
John Prendergast to Address UN Security Council in First-Ever Session on Nexus Between Corruption and Conflict
The Sentry’s Co-Founder Joins UN Secretary-General Guterres in Historic Session as United States Takes the Council Presidency Washington, D.C. – On Monday, September 10, the United Nations Security Council will hold its first-ever session on the critical connection between corruption and conflict. John Prendergast, Founding Director at the Enough Project and Co-Founder of The Sentry, will […]
Today, the African Union marks the 2018 Anti-Corruption Day, an opportunity for the AU to show leadership to address the catastrophic role of corruption in the worst conflicts on the continent.
New Investigative Report: Security Vulnerabilities in Electronic Voting Technology Underscore Lack of Transparency in DR Congo’s Electoral Process
As President Kabila weighs running for an illegal third term, his regime’s electoral commission seeks purchase of 105,000 electronic voting machines with potentially severe security and privacy vulnerabilities. Voting machines made by same South Korean firm were rejected by Argentina
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.”
In a new op-ed, The Sentry co-founders George Clooney and John Prendergast highlight the fatal flaw in peacemaking in Africa.
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.
The 30th Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union from January 28-29 will focus on: "Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation."
The international community has bestowed very different labels on Aung San Suu Kyi and Omar al-Bashir: Burma’s de facto leader is a Nobel Laureate, while Sudan’s head of state is an indictee of the International Criminal Court. Today, however, as they both face worldwide condemnation, the United States is on the dangerous path to lose leverage to influence either.