The Congo Conflict Minerals Act (S. 891), a bill promoting transparency and accountability in mineral supply chaings and thus aiming to help break the line between minerals and violence in Congo, is moving forward! Creative advocates and dedicated Hill staffers … Continued
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), peace and prosperity remain elusive. In 2009 and through the first half of 2010, rebel groups (notably the CNDP, FDLR, and the Mai Mai) continued to fight for access to Congo’s natural … Continued
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Yesterday, The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act (S.1067, HR 2478), a bill that AFJN and its members have been watching closely, passed the House of Representatives and is on its way to President Obama’s desk. … Continued
The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act (S.1067, HR 2478), a bill that AFJN and its members have been watching closely, is on the move. After it passed the Senate early March, the bill currently has … Continued