Conflict Minerals

The Power of Collaboration: Students in the International Movement for Peace in Congo

Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared on the STAND blog. It highlights the power of partnership between students and the ability to create change within a college network. As our strongest student partner, STAND has helped us implement the conflict minerals movement on campuses across the country. Now, the Enough Project is working with STAND to promote a sign-on letter to Special Envoy to the Great Lakes region, Russ Feingold.

Report: Taking Back Eastern Congo – Comprehensively Addressing the M23 and FDLR Rebel Groups

new Enough Project field report analyzes the strength levels of two key rebel groups in eastern Congo and recommends political and security strategies for U.N. and U.S. leaders to pursue with the Congolese and Rwandan governments as part of a comprehensive peace process.

Atma Foundation Launches Letters to Congo to Build Personal Connections

The Atma Foundation, a partner organization of the Enough Project, has launched a new initiative to build relationships and connections among American and Congolese women called Atma Letters.  The program, which embraces the words of Mother Teresa: “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless”, is a tool for building cross-cultural understanding among women in both countries.

Daily Beast: End Sexual Violence In War Zones

Editor's Note: This blog post was originally published by the The Daily Beast on the "Women of the World" vertical.

Aaron Rodgers and UW-Madison Students Rally for Congo

On October 7, Green Bay Packers Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers partnered with the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo for a rally attended by thousands of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

The Internet as a 'Miracle Solution' for Congo

According to a new report by Freedom House, only 1.7 percent of Congolese accessed the Internet in 2012. As the only media outlet where the government does not restrict access or monitor its content, the Internet presents a powerful tool for inclusive dialogue and conflict transformation. While less than two percent of Congolese accessed the Internet last year, the few who did in Bukavu, South Kivu, made a profound difference.

#UNMatters: U.S. State Department Google Hangout on US-UN Relations Recap

On Wednesday, September 18, the U.S.Department of State hosted a Google+ Hangout, The U.S. and the United Nations: The Case for Multilateralism, facilitated by United Nations Dispatch blogger Mark Goldberg. The panelists included the Enough Project’s John Prendergast, Assistant Secretary of the State for International Organization Affairs Dean Pittman, and U.S. Youth Observer for the United Nations Tiffany Taylor. 

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

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