Congo conflict minerals

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, scene of the deadliest conflict since World War II, remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman or girl. In part, this danger comes from the demand created by you and me for electronic products that requires minerals found in the eastern Congo.Continue reading “Congo conflict minerals”

Below is a press release from the Geneva-based Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, an organization I respect.Leading Conflict Mediators Convene in Oslo, June 2008Conflict ‘hot spots’, such as Darfur and Chad, Iran and Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Lebanon, Kenya, Congo and Cyprus, sit high on the global agenda of mediators.Many of the peace-makers in these conflictsContinue reading