During a budget hearing in the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) highlighted a number of key questions and issues concerning sanctions strategies in Africa. Rep. Omar referred specifically to The Sentry’s recent report on sanctions effectiveness and inquired as to how the U.S. government develops its sanctions policies to include strategic alignment, clear messaging, and exit strategies. These are areas in which there is room for improvement.
The Human Rights Initiative at CSIS is hosting an off-the-record roundtable discussion with sanctions experts from the public and private sectors to discuss the effectiveness of sanctions in the African context.
'Measuring the Effectiveness of Sanctions in Sub-Saharan Africa' will cover the outcomes of a study conducted by The Sentry and funded by Open Society Foundations, which measured the effectiveness of modern sanctions in sub-Saharan Africa. This event will also discuss the future of sanctions and possible solutions to the problems facing sanctions programs in Africa.
Brad Brooks-Rubin, Managing Director of the Enough Project and The Sentry, will be a featured panelist at the WorldECR Export Controls & Sanctions Forum 2019.
This op-ed originally appeared in Mail & Guardian and was written by John Prendergast, Founder of the Enough Project, and Brian Adeba, Deputy Director of Policy at the Enough Project.
This op-ed originally appeared in Euractiv and was written by Sarah Gardiner, former Investigative Analyst at The Sentry...
The Sentry is hosting a closed-door Banking Roundtable where it will present information related to its investigative findings to financial institutions. The roundtable will focus on combating corruption in East and Central Africa through sanctions compliance and AML measures.
John Prendergast, Co-Founder of the The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, will speak at the Global Sanctions Summit during the program on Wielding sanctions in the pursuit of democracy, anti-corruption & human rights.
On December 13, 2018, The Sentry's Director of Policy and Analysis Joshua White was on a panel examining the impact of the Global Magnitsky sanctions, opportunities to improve implementation, and how the sanctions fit within financial sector approaches to human rights and corruption.