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Margot Wallström is a former Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister of Sweden and diplomat, who until recently held the post of United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict. Prior to this, she served for ten years as European Commissioner: 1999-2004 as Environment Commissioner, and 2004-2010 as Vice President and Commissioner for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy in the Barroso Commission. She is currently the chairman of Lund University in Sweden.

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

 

The M23 Rebellion is Over

A Congolese army soldier responds to cheers from civilians in eastern Congo.

The M23 rebel group announced on November 5 that it will disarm and  “pursue by purely political means the search for solutions” to the root causes of the conflict.   Read More »

WILD Magazine Feature: "Champions of Peace"

John Prendergast

WILD magazine recently published an article, “Champions of Peace”, highlighting Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast and the scope of work that Enough does against genocide, mass atrocities, and crimes against humanity.  Read More »

Dreams Deferred in Abyei: The Road to Referendum

Last week, the Ngok Dinka community of the contested Abyei region that lies between Sudan and South Sudan announced the results of a historic unilateral referendum. Over 99 percent of Ngok Dinka voted in an expression of collective will to transfer Abyei from Sudan’s sovereignty to South Sudan.   Read More »

Legislators Stand Up for Conflict-Free Minerals on the Hill

Last week, a number of current and former members of Congress joined the fight over the provision of the Dodd-Frank Act which requires corporationsto become more transparent and clean up their supply chains.   Read More »

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday (and sometimes Sundays).   Read More »

Rights Groups Urge for Swift International Action to Protect Civilians in the Central African Republic

Rebel soldiers drive through the center of the capital Bangui in Central African

In response to the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic, the Enough Project has signed on to a press statement calling attention to the crisis and urging swift international action.  Read More »

Report: What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The Case for Immediate African Union Action on Abyei

The fate of the contested Abyei region that lies between Sudan and South Sudan is one of the most important issues left unresolved since South Sudan became an independent state in 2011.   Read More »

CNN Op-ed: Rwanda the key to Congo's peace

Presidents Kabila and Kagame shake hands with Ban Ki-Moon

The escalation in recent days of eastern Congo's brutal war demonstrates that unless its root causes are addressed in a broader peace process, violence could intensify and Rwanda could be drawn more directly into the fray, regionalizing the war.  Read More »

The Power of Collaboration: Students in the International Movement for Peace in Congo

Special Envoy Feingold and Congolese President Joseph Kabila

Last year, I met Chelsea Strelser when I attended my first meeting for William & Mary’s STAND chapter. Fresh off a summer internship with the Enough Project, I was excited to begin combating mass atrocities and genocide across the globe.   Read More »

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