Events

Jewelry Leaders and CEOs Join Enough Project in Conflict Gold Solutions Forum

On July 27, 2014, The Enough Project participated in roundtable discussion at the Jewelers of America (JA) New York Show, co-hosted by JA and the National Retail Federation (NRF), to discuss the need for responsible gold sourcing from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Currently, the illegal mining and trade of minerals, particularly gold, fuel terrible violence and suffering for the Congolese people. The discussion centered on industry experiences and practical tools to build on current corporate initiatives for responsible sourcing and development in Congo and the Great Lakes Region.  Read More »

#ElevatePeace - Building Momentum on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

Amb. Samantha Power, SRSG Zainab Bangura, and Robin Wright at the UN

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2014, the Enough Project organized and co-hosted an event last Thursday with the United Nations Office of the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict entitled “Elevating the Conversation on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict.”   Read More »

Fireside Chat with Intel CEO, the Enough Project and activist Robin Wright

Join conversation and moderated Q&A with Intel and social activists, including the Enough Project and Actress Robin Wright, on the challenge for the electronics industry, as a main users of metals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in making conflict-free products.  Read More »

U.N. Peace Day 2013: Peace for the DR Congo

Mac McKinney

I really didn’t know much about Congo until I met a journalist who had been there and told me about the ongoing conflicts in Congo.  Read More »

Video: Former ICC Chief Ocampo Discusses Court with Enough’s John Prendergast

Prendergast and Ocampo sit down for discussion of his work with the ICC

To commend the historic work of the International Criminal Court under the leadership of its first chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Jewish World Watch selected Ocampo as the recipient of the group’s 6th annual I Witness Award. Following Ocampo’s remarks, the former chief prosecutor sat down with Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast for a public interview about the work of the ICC and the specific cases that the court initiated during Ocampo’s tenure.  Read More »

The Global Power of Talk: Evolving Diplomacy and Negotiation

How does evolving social media and a compressed timetable cause us to rethink tools of diplomacy? To tackle that question and many others, Johns Hopkins SAIS hosted a Search for Common Ground event on October 9 entitled “The Global Power of Talk: Lessons of Diplomacy and Negotiation.”  Read More »

Sudanese Experts, U.N. Special Advisor on Genocide Join Enough Project for South Sudan Anniversary Event

In a room packed with more than 150 people, the Enough Project hosted a panel discussion on July 16 about the interconnected challenges facing Sudan and South Sudan since South Sudan’s first anniversary of independence. The panelists addressed the ongoing North-South negotiation process and the recent wave of anti-regime protests sweeping though Sudan, emphasizing their effect on security in the region and the potential for regime change.  Read More »

Live-Stream “War and Protest in Sudan,” an Enough Project Panel Event

Sudan event poster

Today the Enough Project is hosting a panel event, “War and Protest in Sudan: Implications for the Region a Year After South Sudan's Independence ” at our office in Washington, D.C., and live-streaming here. Join us for a discussion that will address the multiple and interconnected challenges facing both countries since independence and explore ways to build peace and security within and between the two Sudans.  Read More »

Darfur Dream Team Co-hosts World Refugee Day Celebration

On Saturday, June 23, more than 200 community members gathered in the greater Washington, D.C., area for a celebration in honor of World Refugee Day. The Enough Project’s Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program, or DDT,and Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, or LSS/NCA, co-hosted the event, which included international music, art, and food in honor of global refugees and those who have resettled in the greater D.C. community.  Read More »

ICC Chief Prosecutor, Prendergast Discuss Court’s Challenges and Progress

As International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s tenure comes to an end in June and on the heels of developments in high-profile cases testing international justice mechanisms, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the ICC’s first decade. At a recent event hosted by the International Peace Institute in New York, it was a unique occasion that Moreno-Ocampo led the discussion of lessons learned and challenges that lie ahead.  Read More »

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