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First Sentry Report: The Nexus of Corruption and Conflict in South Sudan

The Sentry released its first report, The Nexus of Corruption and Conflict in South Sudan, which maps out the corruption and the conflict-financing system in South Sudan and describes the likely channeling of illicit money flows.  Read More »

Daily Beast Op-Ed: How Obama Can Stop South Sudan’s War

In this Daily Beast Op-Ed written by John Prendergast and Akshaya Kumar, sheds light on the opportunities presented during the President’s trip to Africa and immediately thereafter to press strongly for real consequences on financiers and architects of violence to support an end to the culture of impunity in South Sudan  Read More »

New Brief: Creating a Cost for Those Destroying South Sudan

As President Obama leaves for Africa today, the Enough Project is releasing its latest policy brief, Creating a Cost for Those Destroying South Sudan, which makes specific recommendations for tackling corruption and conflict financing in South Sudan.  Read More »

NGOs Send Letter to White House; Urge an End to the Cycle of Impunity in South Sudan

The Enough Project joined a diverse community of 19 advocacy, faith and human rights organizations issuing an open letter to President Obama as he embarks upon his historic trip to Kenya and Ethiopia. The letter urges the President to take a number of specific steps to help combat the culture of impunity to forge an enabling environment for peace negotiations.  Read More »

President Obama in Africa: Countering Violent Kleptocracies Is a Prerequisite for Peace

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Andrews

This week, the Enough Project released its latest publication as President Obama travels to Kenya and Ethiopia. The piece analyzes the Obama administration’s initiatives on issues of peace, security, atrocity prevention, democratic governance, investment, and economic growth as they relate to four focus countries where this administration has invested efforts in trying to resolve conflict: South Sudan, Sudan, Congo, and CAR. It includes specific and targeted recommendations that should be a focus for President Obama, including creating accountability for the architects of atrocities and disrupting their access to the means that enable them to wage war.  Read More »

The Hill Op-Ed: An Evolving Obama Success Story in Africa

This op-ed originally appeared in The Hill. In it, Enough's Sasha Lezhnev and John Prendergast discuss how the Obama administration's policy has helped lead to a 90% reduction in LRA killings but that the President must follow up key issues with the African Union.  Read More »

TIME Op-Ed: President Obama Must Help Tackle Africa’s Hijacked States

This op-ed originally appeared on TIME.com and was written by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast. In it, Prendergast discusses how policy efforts to combat atrocities must now begin to center on how to make war more costly than peace.  Read More »

Senate Human Rights Caucus briefing: “The Crisis in Sudan: Prospects for Justice and Peace.”

On June 23, Enough Project Senior Advisor Omer Ismail spoke at the Senate Human Rights Caucus special congressional briefing on Sudan, hosted by co-chairs Senator Mark Kirk and Senator Chris Coons and the Washington Working Group on the International Criminal Court (WICC).  Read More »

Introducing: The Sentry

Today, the Enough Project announced  the launch of The Sentry, a new initiative seeking to dismantle the networks of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from Africa’s deadliest conflicts.  Read More »

Kingston-Upon-Hull Becomes First UK City to Pass Conflict-Free Resolution

On Thursday 18th June 2015, Kingtson-Upon-Hull became the first city in the UK to pass a conflict-free resolution. In this guest blog post, campaign leader Mike Riley recounts the process of assembling a student-led campaign, presenting to the council, and ultimately passing a resolution.   Read More »

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