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Kimberley Process to Hold Hybrid Plenary Meeting
The annual Kimberley Process (KP) plenary will take place online and in person from November 8 to 12,
News Sep 19, 2021 Rapaport News
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The Importance of a New Conflict-Diamond Definition
Rapaport Magazine recently carried an article by Farai Maguwu, founding director of the Centre for Natural Resource Governance
News Sep 05, 2021 Rapaport News
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Atrocities Haunt Zimbabwe’s Marange Fields
In the corridors of the Kimberley Process (KP) intersessional and plenary meetings, smartly dressed men and women
News Aug 25, 2021 Farai Maguwu
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The Value of Values
“There’s a lust toward trust,” Leanne Kemp jokes as she explains the movement driving businesses to embrace sustainability.
News Aug 12, 2021 Avi Krawitz
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Diamond Broker Willie Nagel Dies
Willie Nagel, a legendary diamond broker and pioneer of the Kimberley Process (KP), died on July 14, according
News Jul 20, 2021 Rapaport News
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Diamond Production Plunges in 2020
Global rough-diamond production slumped last year, new data showed, as miners slashed output in response to the Covid-19
News Jul 08, 2021 Rapaport News
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Tensions Rise over Definition of Conflict Diamonds
A recent global meeting of the Kimberley Process (KP) ended in controversy as Chinese delegates allegedly clashed with a representative
News Jul 05, 2021 Joshua Freedman
Edward Asscher
Trade Seeks to Broaden Kimberley Process Agenda
The Kimberley Process (KP) intersessional meeting is taking place this week amid repeated calls to expand the
News Jun 24, 2021 Rapaport News
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Two Major Trade Bodies Sign Partnership Deal
The World Diamond Council (WDC) and the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) have agreed to work together
News Mar 16, 2021 Rapaport News
Sierra Leone Artisanal Miners
Let’s Talk About Conflict
The discussion surrounding conflict diamonds has evolved. Frustrated by the failure of the Kimberley Process (KP) to address
Analysis Mar 04, 2021 Avi Krawitz
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Groups Urge Caution over Central African Republic
The World Diamond Council (WDC) and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) have called on the
News Feb 28, 2021 Rapaport News
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Russia to Chair Kimberley Process in 2021
Russia has begun its chairmanship of the Kimberley Process (KP) after the organization deferred the role
News Jan 03, 2021 Rapaport News
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India Allows Importers to Fix Errors on KP Certs
The Indian government has permitted rough-diamond importers to correct errors on Kimberley Process (KP) certificates, removing an obstacle
News Oct 01, 2020 Rapaport News
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Global Rough Production Slides in 2019
Global rough-diamond production fell 7% to $13.48 billion last year, reflecting lower output in Botswana and Canada, according
News Jul 05, 2020 Rapaport News
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Kimberley Process Plans to Digitize Its Certificates
The Kimberley Process (KP) is trialing the use of digital certificates for rough-diamond shipments, claiming the method
News Apr 05, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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KP June Intersessional to Go Virtual
The Kimberley Process (KP) Intersessional Meeting will take place as a virtual conference this year, as European borders
News Mar 17, 2020 Rapaport News
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Asscher to Lead World Diamond Council
Edward Asscher, president of Royal Asscher Diamond Company, will take over as president of the World Diamond Council
News Feb 04, 2020 Rapaport News
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WDC Welcomes New Executive Director
The World Diamond Council (WDC) has hired industry veteran Elodie Daguzan as executive director to succeed Marie-Chantal
News Jan 28, 2020 Rapaport News
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UK Secures Deal to Keep Rough Trade Alive
The UK has secured independent membership of the Kimberley Process (KP), enabling it to continue participating in the international rough-diamond
News Jan 15, 2020 Joshua Freedman
CAR
KP Gives CAR More Export Freedom
The Kimberley Process (KP) has relaxed its rules for rough exports from the Central African
News Dec 03, 2019 Rapaport News
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