Blog Posts in Economic Drivers and Facilitators

Posted by Enough Team on Apr 4, 2017

In recent weeks, human rights groups and civil society members based in eastern Congo and the region issued 11 different letters in support of Dodd-Frank 1502, representing 111 organizations in total.

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 22, 2016
Photo: Erberto Zani / www.erbertozani.com

In a new Enough Project report based on 2015 and 2016 field research in eastern Congo, Senior Policy Analyst Holly Dranginis provides a status update on the impact of Dodd-Frank 1502 in Congo, including progress, challenges, and policy recommendations for continued improvements.

Posted by Holly Dranginis on Feb 12, 2016
Rubaya town, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Holly Dranginis / Enough P

On February 11, Enough published a new piece on the impact Dodd-Frank Section 1502 has had on some of Congo's mining communities, based on field interviews from a recent trip to eastern Congo.

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 10, 2016

In the UN Security Council, Russia blocked U.S. and U.K. efforts to address conflict-affected gold in Darfur. Russia’s blocking action came despite findings from the Sudan Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts that link illegal exploitation and trafficking of gold and other minerals to violence and instability in Darfur.

Posted by Rachel Finn on Aug 12, 2015
Elephants in Garamba (Photo by Nuria Ortega/African Parks Network, 2013)

Today, people around the globe are coming together in support of elephants.  This year is particularly important as wildlife trafficking, which includes the poaching of ivory tusks from elephants, continues to pose a large threat to populations of elephants.