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Eastern Congo Initiative

WATCH: Ben Affleck And Matt Damon Take Shots At Each Other In The Name Of Charity

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment

While filming an advertisement for two major charities, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon took some lighthearted barbs at each other. Affleck is putting ...

Fragile Progress in the Congo

Rep. Adam Smith | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Rep. Adam Smith

With the U.S. private sector leading the way, USAID should do its part to support and encourage sustainable economic investment, particularly in the eastern Congo, where small investments create big opportunities for communities to disrupt the familiar cycle of poverty, instability and violence.

Sustained Attention to Eastern Congo

Russ Feingold | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Russ Feingold

On a Sunday morning in late April, I was considering seriously a request I received from my friend John Kerry to join him at the State Department, and put some of the 18 years I spent on African issues as a U.S. Senator back to work on behalf of the United States.

$1.50 a Day

Ben Affleck | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Ben Affleck

As a nation we both claim a noble position in the world and assert a reputation for fostering freedom, human rights and fairness here and abroad. If indeed we are to live up to that, we cannot abide having some among us who starve.

Ben Affleck Joins Facebook To Teach Philanthropy Lesson

Posted 02.26.2012 | Impact

Ben Affleck heard 2012 calling and decided to answer by joining Facebook. But the "Good Will Hunting" star isn't looking to promote his on-screen gigs...

Congo's Historic Election

Cindy McCain | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact
Cindy McCain

The most recent election has shown that the Congolese people want their voices heard and that they overwhelmingly desire good governance, security, economic and social development.