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Crisis in the Central African Republic is Growing

The worst violence in almost a year has flared in the last several days in the capital of the Central African Republic, and clashes in Bangui have left at least 42 people dead.  Read More »

New Early Warning Project from the USHMM

Earlier this week, the Simon Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum publicly launched a new tool to forecast the countries at highest risk for state-led mass killings, which aims to "empower officials and advocates to take preventive action and adopt strategies to avert future atrocities.”  Read More »

Papal Address to Congress: The Role of Money in Conflict

In his September 24 address to the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis highlighted significant issues and drivers of international conflict and urged the United States to support coordinated international efforts to address them.  Read More »

38 NGOs Push AU Chair for Action on South Sudan

In a letter to the African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the Enough Project joined 37 South Sudanese and international organizations urging her to utilize the upcoming AU Peace and Security Council meeting on South Sudan as an opportunity to create pressure to establish the Hybrid Court for South Sudan.  Read More »

Activists in Philadelphia to Mark International Day of Peace with “Peace Day Philly”

Activists in Philadelphia are observing International Day of Peace, held annually on September 21.  Read More »

The Hill Op-ed: Time for the Senate to Confirm Gayle Smith

Gayle Smith

In this The Hill op-ed, Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast urges the Senate to confirm Gayle Smith's nomination as USAID administrator.  Read More »

Resource Page - Progress and Challenges on Conflict Minerals: Facts on Dodd-Frank 1502

Photo credit: Sasha Lezhnev

The Enough Project recently released a resource page that provides a background and updates on Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act related to conflict minerals. It includes information on the law, progress in Congo, and views from Congolese civil society members.  Read More »

NGOs Urge UN Security Council to Impose Targeted Sanctions and Arms Embargo in South Sudan

The Enough Project and partners sent letters to the United Nations Security Council, asking them to fulfill their commitment to impose sanctions on individuals who have committed abuses against civilians in South Sudan and calling for an arms embargo.   Read More »

A Most Unwelcome Guest

While it appears that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is no longer considering a visit to this year’s United Nations General Assembly, his repeated intentions to travel to U.N. Headquarters in New York raise serious political and ethical challenges, as well as two important legal questions.  Read More »

Dr. Mukwege Responds to the DRC Government Banning "The Man Who Mends Women - The Wrath of Hippocrates"

Dr. Denis Mukwege

On September 3rd, Panzi Foundation published a statement from Dr. Denis Mukwege on the DRC Media Minister Ban of “The Man Who Mends Women - The Wrath of Hippocrates” documentary.  Read More »

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