Blog Posts in U.S. Policy

Posted by Akshaya Kumar a... on Sep 20, 2013
President Bashir

The U.S. was put in a difficult diplomatic position this week as ICC indictee and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced his intent to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. An agreement between the U.S. and the UN legally requires the U.S. to issue Bashir a visa and facilitate his travel. Although it might seem like restrictive international laws have created this problem, some activists see law as also offering the solution.

Posted by Enough Team on Sep 13, 2013

A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday.

Posted by Katie Smith on Sep 5, 2013

Today, the Enough Project along with the Responsible Sourcing Network released a report,"Expectations for Companies' Conflict Minerals Reporting", that articulates key reporting components that are important to socially responsible investors and rights groups who have been advocates for a clean minerals trade.

Posted by David Carden on Aug 7, 2013
SEC Chair Mary Jo White

On July 23, the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC rejected the lawsuit on conflict minerals legislation, section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.