The Sentry’s latest report reveals activities of investment bank linked to former President Joseph Kabila.
A new investigation by Enough's partner, The Sentry, has uncovered how family members and allies of former President Joseph Kabila attempted to acquire a stake in three commercial banks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, accounting for more than one quarter of Congo’s $5 billion banking sector.
The Sentry's Founding Director John Prendergast will join the panel 'Importance of AML/CFT in the Context of Combating Corruption' during the United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime's (UNODC) FATF Private Sector Consultative Forum.
A private luncheon roundtable featuring discussion of a new, timely report from The Sentry, titled “Sudan's Anti-Corruption Whitewash: The Bashir Regime's Hollow Commitment to Combating Illicit Finance.” The Sentry, a partner of The Enough Project, is an investigative team that follows the dirty money tied to war criminals responsible for Africa’s deadliest conflicts and their commercial collaborators inside and outside the continent.
Joshua White, Director for Policy and Analysis at The Sentry, will be the featured speaker at a briefing hosted by the Royal United Services Institute's Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. The briefing will focus on the state of current efforts in Sudan to sufficiently combat money laundering and terrorist financing at a time when Khartoum is attempting to expand its access to the international system.
Debra Laprevotte, Senior Investigator at The Sentry, will join the discussion on tackling corruption risks. Tackling Corruption Together, the 2019 TIA conference in Melbourne, is a unique opportunity to address how business, regulators and civil society work together to restore and strengthen integrity in public and private institutions, and to hear how industry leaders from the financial services, mining, and real estate sectors are tackling corruption risks.
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