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Diamonds Still Linked to Conflict – Civil Society
Civil-society groups have lashed out at the lack of transparency in the diamond industry, claiming the trade continues
News Jul 31, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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KP Addresses Conflict-Diamond Definition
The Kimberley Process (KP) discussed plans for a reform agenda at its intersessional meeting in Antwerp last week,
News Jun 25, 2018 Rapaport News
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CAR Appoints Peter Meeus as Adviser
The Central African Republic (CAR) has appointed industry veteran Peter Meeus as a government adviser, in line with
News Jun 14, 2018 Rapaport News
KP Names 2018 Chair 150
Hilde Hardeman Is New KP Chair
Hilde Hardeman will be the chair of the Kimberley Process for 2018, the European Commission (EC) has
News Jan 21, 2018 Rapaport News
Federica Mogherini Kimberley Process EU
EU Becomes Kimberley Process Chair
The European Union (EU) has taken over the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process (KP) for 2018,
News Jan 02, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Is Latest to Consider Blockchain
Alrosa is considering implementing blockchain or other technology ideas for its rough and polished stones to address challenges
News Dec 25, 2017 Leah Meirovich
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Non-Profit Quits Kimberley Process
Impact, a Canada-based non-profit organization, is leaving the Kimberley Process (KP), claiming the scheme is ineffective in policing the
News Dec 17, 2017 Rapaport News
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Global Witness Urges Trade to Improve CAR Checks
Global Witness has called on diamond buyers to step up their due diligence when trading with the Central
News Jul 12, 2017 Rapaport News
Global Witness CAR
Global Witness Warns of CAR Diamond Smuggling
Smugglers are using social-media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp to get diamonds out of the Central African
News Jun 26, 2017 Joshua Freedman
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UN Urges Wider Kimberley Process Participation
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution that called for greater participation in the Kimberley
News Feb 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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KP to Audit CAR Diamond Stockpiles
The Kimberley Process (KP) is seeking a forensic auditor to comb through diamond stockpiles in the Central African Republic
News Dec 20, 2016 Rapaport News
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Cameroon Enabling CAR Conflict Diamonds: NGO
Conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic (CAR) are entering the supply chain because of poor
News Dec 05, 2016 Rapaport News
Ahmed Bin Sulayem
Dubai Probing Rough Diamond Values
From the get go, the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) chairmanship of the Kimberley Process (KP) had
Features Aug 25, 2016 Avi Krawitz
Ahmed Bin Sulayem
KP Mulls Using Tech to Eradicate Conflict Diamonds
The United Arab Emirates-based chair of the Kimberley Process (KP) has proposed using ‘blockchain’ technology to enhance
News Aug 22, 2016 Rapaport News
WDC
WDC to Meet in NYC for September AGM
The World Diamond Council (WDC) will hold its next annual general meeting in New York in September.
News Aug 07, 2016 Rapaport News
Pope Francis
Pope Warns Africa’s Illegal Diamond Trade Abets Crime, Terrorism
Pope Francis has warned Africa’s illegal trade in diamonds and other precious resources abets criminal activities
News Nov 30, 2015 Rapaport News
Kimberley Process
Kimberley Process Presents Roadmap for CAR Compliance
The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) has developed a work plan to resume rough diamond exports from
News Jun 30, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Diamonds Provide Ample Funding to Warlords in CAR
Even though the Central African Republic (CAR) has been suspended from the Kimberley Process Certification
News Jun 17, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Belgium Discovers Possible Shipment of Rough Diamonds From CAR
Press Release: The Antwerp diamond industry, represented by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), is stepping up its
Press Release Jun 06, 2014 AWDC
100 Years of Angola
Angola, 100 Years Later
Angola is looking for investors in its diamond industry. In so doing, the country is marketing itself as a conflict-free and friendly
Analysis Jun 28, 2013 Avi Krawitz
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