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D.R of Congo: California Passes Bill on Congo Conflict Minerals

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, D.R. of Congo, Economics & Business, Politics, War & Conflict

California passes first-ever state bill [1]on Congo conflict minerals: “By a vote of 67 to 11, the California state assembly passed a bill that prohibits state agencies from signing contracts with companies that fail to comply with federal regulations aimed at deterring business with armed groups in eastern Congo.”