Today, the U.N. Security Council held a session on the role of natural resources as a root cause of conflict.
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.
South Sudan: U.N. Security Council Votes for Arms Embargo, Renews Sanctions, Designates Two More Individuals
oday, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution to renew the South Sudan sanctions regime and for an arms embargo until May 31, 2019. The Security Council also designated two individuals: Paul Malong Awan, the former Chief of Staff of South Sudan’s army, and Malek Ruben Riak, former Deputy Chief of Staff of South Sudan’s army.
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, 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.
Press Event with Sigal Mandelker, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Tools of Trade: U.S. Sanctions Regimes & Human Rights Accountability Strategies By: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and the Enough Project Read the full report here. Economic sanctions provide financial and diplomatic pressure to further U.S. foreign policy goals and national security interests. By targeting individual actors, economic sectors, or an entire foreign government, sanctions are […]
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.”
How is real estate used to launder money and what can be done about it? Speakers will include experts from the real estate sector, law enforcement, banks, government, associations, NGOs and academia.
Today, the United States announced it was taking action against 15 South Sudanese oil-related entities “whose revenues have contributed to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan.” U.S. as well as non-U.S. companies will now need a license to export, re-export, or transfer exports of any U.S.-origin goods or technology to the listed entities.
In a new op-ed, The Sentry co-founders George Clooney and John Prendergast highlight the fatal flaw in peacemaking in Africa.
Workshop to provide human rights organizations, transparency advocates, and congressional staff with the tools they need to effectively petition the U.S. government to review and potentially designate individuals and organizations for sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Act.
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.
Ambassador Haley’s Visit to Congo: Enough Project Urges Use of Financial Pressures to Address Crisis, Push for Successful Democratic Transition
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of her trip to Africa.
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.
New Report - The Terrorists' Treasury: How a Bank Linked to Congo's President Enabled Hezbollah Financiers to Bust U.S. Sanctions
Today, Enough’s investigate initiative, The Sentry, released its first report on the Democratic Republic of Congo.