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Foreign policy of Barack Obama


During the 2008 campaign, Obama outlined his priorities for ... United Nations was a sign that his administration would prioritize the continent. ... stopping war in Congo; [and] ending autocracy in...

U.S. Congo Policy - Enough Project


Matching Deeds to Words to End the World's Deadliest War. Aaron Hall ... The Obama administration should make peace and development in Congo a priority.

Can You Hear Congo Now? Cell Phones, Conflict Minerals, and the ...


Apr 1, 2009 ... Congo's conflict minerals leave a trail of destruction as they make their .... the objective of ending the crisis, President Obama should name a ...

Obama Signs Financial Reform, Ushering in New Law on Conflict ...


Jul 21, 2010 ... With President Obama's signature, the highly anticipated bill on financial ... taking a major step to ending the neglected conflict in eastern Congo. ... gut the conflict minerals language from the draft bill, and they will surely fight ...

San Francisco Bay View » Obama could end Congo's human ...


Jun 7, 2012 ... Obama could end Congo's human catastrophe ... The Congo conflict and human catastrophe has continued despite a peace treaty formally ...

Obama calls on neighbors to stop fuelling Congo conflict | Reuters


Jul 1, 2013 ... Obama calls on neighbors to stop fuelling Congo conflict ... "Countries surrounding Congo should recognize that if the Congo stabilizes, that will ... it was in the "self-interest" of regional countries to act to end the conflict.

U.S. financial reform bill also targets 'conflict minerals' from Congo


Jul 21, 2010 ... The financial regulation bill that President Obama will sign into law on ... U.S. financial reform bill also targets 'conflict minerals' from Congo ... In the end, Brownback voted against the overall bill, but his amendment survived.

How a well-intentioned U.S. law left Congolese miners jobless - The ...


Nov 30, 2014 ... LUNTUKULU, Congo — When his father could no longer make enough money ... But the legislation, signed by President Obama four years ago, set off a chain of ... Even at the few mines certified as conflict-free, miners face hardship. ... by corporations and African governments to help end the illegal trade.

Take Action | RAISE Hope for Congo


President Obama on the phone. Tell Jewelry Companies: "Conflict-Free Gold from Congo Matters to Me!" ... Passing a resolution will encourage the electronics industry and others to do more to source minerals from eastern Congo that benefit ...

End Terror in Democratic Republic of Congo | ForceChange


Sign this petition to ask the Obama administration to do everything they can to end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. By exerting influence in the  ...

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How Obama can end Congo conflict - CNN.com


Feb 9, 2013 ... President Obama can help end the world's bloodiest war, says Vava Tampa of Save the Congo. Here's how.

Obama can end the violence in DRC – if he has the will | World ...


Aug 6, 2014 ... Analysis: Congo conflict is perhaps the only one in the world which is relatively easy and affordable to solve. With both Kabila and Kagame in ...

D.R. Congo - United to End Genocide


Aug 21, 2015 ... Since 1996, the civil war in DRC has claimed as many lives as World War II. Targeted ... From homes and villages due to ongoing armed conflict .... Ask President Obama to demand that Burma stop its attacks on the Rohingya.

Obama or Ban-Ki-Moon could end Congo catastrophe | Ann Garrison


Jun 3, 2012 ... KPFA Evening News, 06.02.2012. ​The Congo conflict and human catastrophe has continued despite a peace treaty formally ending the ...

DRC: Why Obama abandoned the one country he ... - Ingeta.com


He promised that the United States would no longer support strongmen or ... As of the end of 2011, the conflict has displaced nearly two million civilians both ... When Obama addressed the conflicts in Congo and Sudan's Darfur region in his  ...