Enough Associate Director of Policy, Sasha Lehznev, and Advocacy & Activist Manager, Annie Calloway, will brief industry staff and others from the automotive and other sectors on latest developments in conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including based on a trip to mines in eastern Congo in 2016. Other presenters will follow.
The Roundtable will examine two distinct, but interrelated issues: how to effectively attempt to manage illegal and artisanal mining, and whether legislation is, or can be, a viable answer to complex political, social, and economic problems in countries a world away.
Advocacy & Activist Manager Annie Callaway will join Intel and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Freedman for a screening and panel discussion of his new film Merci Congo. There will also be two additional panels focused on "Change the World One Purchase at a Time" and "How to Turn your Passion into Advocacy."
Enough's Brad Brooks-Rubin will join a panel of distinguished witnesses for a Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy hearing on "U.S. Sanctions Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa."
Enough's Founding Director John Prendergast will give the speech titled "The Holocaust, Armenia, and Modern Genocides: Lessons Learned and Hope for the Future" at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church in Cambridge, MA on May 12th.
This program will explore how deploying a series of modernized sanctions tools, including adopting elements of the playbook used in places like Iran, can both create the leverage necessary to achieve the broader diplomatic goal of a successful and comprehensive peace process, and also can mitigate the negative impacts of sanctions on the Sudanese people.
Enough Project Senior Policy Analyst Holly Dranginis will join other experts on human security, trafficking, and conservation to discuss Central Africa's poaching crisis and how it undermines security and human rights in the region.
Kean University's School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences presents a discussion of climate change and human rights. Panelists: Greg Hittelman (Enough Project), Diane Burko and Paula Winokur (artists), Dena Seidel (film director), Ben Cook (NASA scientist), and Josh Kohut (Rutgers oceanographer).
Enough Project Senior Policy Analyst for Natural Resources and Conflict J.R. Mailey will join a panel of experts at Tufts University to discuss the role illicit trade and corruption play in fomenting violent conflict in Africa.
Join the Enough Project and Jewish World Watch for The Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities, this year's 3-Day conference bringing community leaders and students at the forefront of the anti-atrocity movement to D.C. for a weekend of learning and action. Together, we will hear from expert panels and guest speakers on topics including U.S. government responses and tools, supporting civil society groups and changemakers on the ground, and on conflict areas including Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, and South Sudan.
Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast will testify before the United States Congress at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing entitled "Independent South Sudan: A Failure of Leadership."
Voices of Solidarity — a presentation of the Vital Voices Solidarity Awards — recognizes men who have shown courage and compassion in advocating on behalf of women and girls in the United States and around the world.
The fifth annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival will be held in Nairobi on November 16-20, 2015, with a program of five award-winning documentary films. Enough Project's Justine Fleischner will be discussing the documentary film We Were Rebels.
The panelists will discuss solutions for stopping wildlife crimes and preserving Africa’s diminishing animals. They will also present the legislative formats prohibiting wildlife crimes, and analyze the enforcement and efficacy of such laws.It will also feature Kathryn Bigelow's award-winning short film, "Last Days of Ivory."
The Illicit Ivory Trade and Joseph Kony: An Inside Look at Wildlife Trafficking Networks Fueling Mass Atrocities, presented by the Enough Project on Capitol Hill, will feature will present findings from recent field research in central Africa on the LRA’s ivory trafficking, its internal power dynamics, and the need for additional U.S. policy tools to combat the illicit trade. Speakers include the Enough Project's Sasha Lezhnev and Ledio Cajak, Jackson Miller of C4ADS, and special guest Oscar-winning film director and anti-poaching activist Kathryn Bigelow.