Calls for the EU to help prevent conflict funded by exploitation and trade of minerals in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

In 2010, the US Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Pub. L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010) (Dodd-Frank). Section 1052 of the Dodd-Frank, which relates to ‘conflict minerals’, aims to prevent violence and violation of human rights that are funded by exploitation and trade of certain minerals (such as … Read more