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Raise Hope for Congo CONFLICT MINERALS Con-flict Min er-al l'kän-flikt'|l'min-rl', 'mi-na- noun: 1. Conflict minerals are minerals mined in conditions where armed conflict and human rights abuses occur.

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Cell Phones Catalyze Corruption in the Congo | Rethinking ...

Not only is our consumption harming the environment, but also other human beings who deserve to be respected. Click on Raise Hope for Congo to join the fight against conflict minerals, and work towards conflict-free products. Image 1: Flikr. Image 2: UCLU. Image 3: Interrete. Image 4: Intel

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Sign petition: Stop the Use of Conflict Minerals in ...

RAISE Hope For Congo Region: United States of America Website: The current war occurring in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where rape is majorly utilized as a war tactic, is fuelled by conflict minerals, many of which are used in our everyday technological devices. We, the undersigned, call on the US government ...

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CONGO WATCH: Enough Project: RAISE Hope for Congo music

The compilation, titled RAISE Hope For Congo, brings together many of contemporary music's leading artists in solidarity with Congolese women who have been the target of violence and rape amidst war in the region fueled by the demand for conflict minerals used in electronics from cell phones to computers.

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Cobalt mining, China, and the fight for Congo's minerals

Cobalt mining, China, and the fight for Congo's minerals. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is attempting to increase revenue from the 270% surge in cobalt prices in the last year by raising taxes on the metal five-fold. Foreign governments and corporations who benefit from lower cobalt prices have protested the tax hike.

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Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the ...

Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the Congo ... on youth issues and now works to help break the links between minerals used in electronics and human trafficking in the Congo. In a presentation at Chico State's annual STOP Human Trafficking week, he explains the link between these minerals from the Congo and the kidnapping ...

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How to offset your 'conflict mineral' guilt - BBC News

JD Stier, campaign manager for the Raise Hope for Congo Campaign, says his phone is an essential tool. "I have a map out for a business meeting, I'm on a conference call, and am shooting out texts ...

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Organizations ~ The Enough Project | Worse Than War | PBS

Raise Hope for Congo / Conflict Minerals campaign – Since 1996, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has played …

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Conflict Mining

Money earned from the sale of conflict minerals is used for personal profit and to further violent causes. Minerals are smuggled out of Congo through neighboring countries, and then shipped to smelters around the world for refinement. Once minerals are processed in this way, it's difficult to trace their origin.

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Take Action | RAISE Hope for Congo

Citizen Petition to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Regarding Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act Honorable Commissioners: As concerned consumers and constituents here in the United States, we applaud the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its solid proposal to ensure that conflict minerals legislation deliver on its intended purpose: Clean …

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Rodgers raises hope for Congo - POLITICO

He's talking about using consumer pressure to encourage responsible sourcing to stem the conflict minerals trade. Raise Hope for Congo has leveraged the electronics industries' key demographic,...

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Conflict minerals: How to help Congo | The World from PRX

Yes, Congo has been home to militia groups from these countries, but the invasions have always led to a scramble for tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, known today as conflict minerals.

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Conflict minerals, the DRC crisis and the role of ...

Insights Conflict minerals the DRC crisis and the role of Corporate Responsibility (part 1 of a series) Agni Mentaki Tripodi 11 May 2021 Introduction The war-like conflict occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has its origins in various reasons. While the historical, political and ethnical motives explain the causes of the beginning …

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Congo | STAND

Illicit conflict minerals trade is a driver of conflict in Eastern Congo. To address this issue, STAND partners with The Enough Project's Raise Hope for Congo Campaign on the Conflict-Free Campus Initiative. Click here to view STAND's one-page summary

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Conflict minerals, the DRC crisis and the role of ...

conflict minerals are minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses, mostly in the eastern provinces of the drc, by the congolese national army, and various armed rebel groups, including the democratic forces for the liberation of rwanda (fdlr) and the national congress for the defense of the people (cndp), a proxy …

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kb1606 Global Civil Society Fall Advocacy Campaign | This ...

This video by the Enough Project documents the conflict mineral supply chain beginning with the miner, an often times forced actor in the supply chain, and ending with the electronic devices that are made from conflict minerals. ... It is important to note the organizations that have partnered with the Enough Project's Raise Hope for Congo ...

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Save the Congo: Conflict Minerals

Minerals are smuggled out of the Congo to make it harder to trace their origin. Many minerals mined in the Congo end up in the US. The Dodd Frank Legislation requires that all companies list the source of their materials. These are just a few more facts from Raise Hope for Congo. Comment if you want to know more!-Kate

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Reducing maternal mortality in sub–Saharan Africa: the ...

MATERNAL MORTALITY AND CONFLICT MINERALS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. The civil conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo is estimated to have claimed upwards of 4 million lives since 1998 [] and has been fuelled to a large extent by competition for the country's natural resources.The mineral resources in the DRC have been …

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Raise Hope for Congo and Nancy Mo | Indiegogo

**Please see the Conflict Minerals Video 101** Now awakened to the atrocities that face the women of the DRC, I am committed to speaking out against this until the violence stops. I have been in touch with the Raise Hope for Congo Campaign, which works to create awareness on Conflict Minerals and has crafted a campaign specifically targeted to ...

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Rodgers finds worthy cause in Raise Hope For Congo

"We started Raise Hope for Congo five years ago, and it's grown since then," she said at the rally. "What we're doing tonight is trying [to educate] people about conflict minerals.

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Take Action | RAISE Hope for Congo

By passing a resolution regarding the use of Congo's conflict minerals in consumer electronics, Pittsburgh has become the first city in the country to demonstrate its commitment to conflict-free, sending a powerful message to companies to clean up their supply chains to ensure their products are not fueling the deadliest conflict since World War II.

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Congo's Conflict Minerals: The Next Blood Diamonds ...

Congo's Conflict Minerals: The Next Blood Diamonds. The war in Congo is a war which most people know nothing about, despite the fact that we're all directly connected to it. This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site.

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Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo:

Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Raise Hope for Congo. Annie Conzemius Saige Baker-Lietz Tannica Jacobson The Democratic Republic of Congo The Conflict in the DRC has been deemed the worst genocide in Africa.

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Monitoring Conflict Minerals: Who's Accountable? : NPR

The Conflict Minerals Trade Act would require the U.S. government to map all mines in Congo and identify which are controlled by militias. ... of the campaign RAISE Hope for Congo, says the system ...

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Raise Hope For Congo - The Enough Project

Raise Hope for Congo focused on educating activists and their communities about the conflict in eastern Congo, the role of conflict minerals funding the conflict, and the effects of sexual violence as a weapon of war used against Congolese women and .

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Take Action | RAISE Hope for Congo

Unfortunately, the current minerals supply chain from Congo to our products is rife with unchecked information and smuggling, allowing conflict minerals to seep through to the U.S. unnoticed. To ensure that companies conduct thorough checks and accurately disclose critical information to the public, we believe the regulations promulgated should ...

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Conflict minerals | Shop Ethical!

Key Resources. Raise Hope for Congo – Conflict Minerals Enough Project – company rankings report, Taking Conflict Out of Consumer Gadgets: Company Rankings on Conflict Minerals 2012 Baptist World Aid Australia report – The Truth Behind the Barcode: Electronics Industry Trends Key Standards and Certifications

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Take Action | RAISE Hope for Congo

Speak Up for Conflict Minerals Regulations This is a critical moment for conflict minerals regulations. Join us in the fight to ensure our electronics products are not fueling rape and violence in eastern Congo by sending an email to your Member of Congress.

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Conflict Minerals and Corporate Responsibility - BORGEN

Conflict minerals originate in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC,) they are also known as "3TG" materials and include tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold. ... Raise Hope for Congo. A campaign that is committed to ending the long-standing conflict in eastern Congo through grassroots activism.

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Your Cell Phone's Blood Diamonds: Conflict Materials from ...

Want to join the effort to keep "conflict minerals" out of your electronics? Watch the video, go to the Raise Hope for Congo site, and then endorse the Conflict Materials Pledge. Let cell phone ...

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CSU Chico Media

Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the Congo JD Stier JD Stier worked with the Obama Administration on youth issues and now works to help break the links between minerals used in electronics and human trafficking in the Congo.

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