A resolution has recently been introduced in the Senate, a companion piece to House Resolution 131 that urges increased engagement by the U.S. government to bring long-term peace to the Democratic Republic of Congo. By passing this resolution, Congress can work more closely with the Obama administration to prioritize eastern Congo.
Ask your Representative to co-sponsor H.R. 131, which concerns the ongoing conflict in the Congo, and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.
Watch and share our new video “Conflict Gold 101” to learn about how we are connected to Congo’s conflict gold trade.
Use your consumer power to make more responsible purchasing decisions. Send messages to companies you purchase from, reminding them how important conflict-free from Congo is to you.
Watch our video series, "I Am Congo," and share it with your friends. This series captures the lives of five activists and upstanders in eastern Congo – Denise, Amani, Fidel, Dominique, and Petna – who give us hope.
While we applaud Apple for its innovative accomplishments, we encourage them to elevate their performance so that other companies will soon follow their example. We call on Apple to help stop a war in Africa by sourcing confict-free minerals from eastern Congo.
Get your school to pass a resolution that publicly calls on electronics companies to invest in clean supply chains in eastern Congo. Encourage them to make conflict-free computers and printers for your campus.
Follow these steps to pass a resolution expressing your city's preference for conflict-free products. Passing a resolution will encourage the electronics industry and others to do more to source minerals from eastern Congo that benefit communities rather than fuel the cycle of rape and war.
Address the link between the conflict in eastern Congo and our electronics products. Demand conflict-free electronics that include minerals from eastern Congo.