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Enough Project Joins Other NGOs to Urge Beneficial Ownership Transparency at World Bank

Yesterday, the Enough Project joined 106 other organizations urging the World Bank to take a leadership role in the international community in beneficial ownership transparency.  Read More »

New Foreign Affairs Article: Absent in Central Africa

This article was written by Stephen R. Weissman, Anthony W. Gambino, and the Enough Project's John Prendergast and Sasha Lezhnev. It originally appeared in Foreign Affairs as "Absent in Central Africa" on June 8, 2015.  Read More »

Enough and 120+ Organizations Call for Senate to Confirm Gayle Smith as USAID Administrator

In a letter to the Senate Leadership and Foreign Relations Committee Chairs, the Enough project joined 129 other organizations in calling on the Senate to swiftly confirm Gayle Smith as the next Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).   Read More »

NGOs Urge Senate to Confirm Ambassador to South Sudan

Letter Urging Confirmation of Mary Catherine Phee

On June 3rd, the Enough Project and 10 other NGOs wrote to Senators McConnell and Reid, urging them to schedule a vote to confirm an Ambassador to South Sudan as soon as possible.  Read More »

New Report: The Many Faces of al-Bashir

The Many Faces of al-Bashir

Recent political shifts in the Persian Gulf could benefit the ruling elite in economically isolated and politically ostracized Sudan, according to a new Enough Project report by Senior Advisor Omer Ismail. The report outlines Sudan’s growing economic dependence on Persian Gulf countries, posits that they now have more leverage to press the NCP on political reforms and compromises for peace, and suggests that American policymakers should use these relationships to encourage greater constructive engagement from Sudan.  Read More »

Congolese Members of Parliament to Obama: Appoint a Senior-Level U.S. Envoy to Congo Now

Secretary Kerry in Kinshasa, May 2014

Several Members of Parliament from the Democratic Republic of Congo declared last week in an open letter to President Obama the need for a new U.S. Special Envoy to Congo and the Great Lakes Region. They join NGOs, members of Congress, and Congolese experts in their call for Secretary of State John Kerry to swiftly fill the vacancy.  Read More »

Companies Mark Major Benchmark, Support a Conflict-Free Minerals Trade in Congo

Today marks the deadline for publicly traded companies in the United States to disclose the potential presence of conflict minerals in their supply chains, and what they’re doing about it. While many positive trends are emerging, implementation of Dodd-Frank 1502 is still in its nascent stages and there are many improvements still to be made. As Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Sakahrov Prize Winner Dr. Denis Mukwege stated: "A conflict-free minerals industry would contribute to ending the unspeakable violence the people of Congo have endured for years."  Read More »

Human Rights Activist Launches Hunger Strike for South Sudan

On May 15, South Sudanese human rights activist Simon Deng began “a hunger strike for South Sudan”. In addition to fasting and protesting outside the White House for the past 6 days, Deng has released an open letter to President Barack Obama calling on the U.S. government to play a more active role in supporting peace in South Sudan.  Read More »

NGOs, Congo Experts Identify Tom Perriello as Top-Choice Candidate for U.S. Congo Envoy Position

Secretary Kerry, Special Envoy Feingold Meet With President Kabila in DRC

Russ Feingold was the highest-level U.S. envoy ever deployed to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Today, two months after Feingold’s resignation to run for Senate, the pressure is mounting on Secretary of State John Kerry to appoint a new, high-level Special Envoy.NGOs, Members of Congress, and Congo experts are all weighing in on the conversation. The United States must swiftly appoint a new envoy whose credentials and position within the State Department’s hierarchy mirror those of Feingold. A name has emerged as a frontrunner in the Congo coalition community: former Congressman Tom Perriello.   Read More »

Celebrity with a Purpose: Actors Champion Enough's Work

Noeleen and Ruain

People spend as little as $10 for a chance to win unforgettable celebrity experiences that support our efforts to end mass atrocities in the Horn, central, and eastern Africa. Learn about two recent winners: one won a trip to Disneyland to join George Clooney for the premier of his new movie Tomorrowland, the other won an opportunity to have a power lunch with Robin Wright on the set of House of Cards.  Read More »

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