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Peter Meeus to Head World Diamond Mark
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has appointed Peter Meeus as chairman of its World Diamond Mark
News Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Global Rough Production Surges in 2017
Global rough-diamond production increased in 2017, mainly due to new mines in Canada, according to data the Kimberley Process
News Jul 08, 2018 Rapaport News
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Sierra Leone Produces 144ct. Rough
A company in Sierra Leone has obtained and exported a 144.12-carat rough diamond worth at least $600,000, authorities in the
News Jul 04, 2018 Rapaport News
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KP Accelerates CAR’s Diamond Exports
The Kimberley Process (KP) has agreed to shorten the amount of time it takes to clear diamond exports from
News Jun 27, 2018 Rapaport News
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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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HRD Antwerp to Open Moscow Grading Lab
HRD Antwerp will launch a grading center in Moscow, its first in Russia, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre
News Jun 20, 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
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Angola Eyes Antwerp as Ally in Diamond Reforms
Angola is seeking stronger ties with Antwerp as the southern African nation looks to improve the profitability and
News Jun 14, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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WDC Seeks Feedback on Ethics Reforms
The World Diamond Council (WDC) has invited the public to review reforms to its System of Warranties (SoW),
News Jun 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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WDC Raises Ethical Sourcing with US Govt.
The World Diamond Council (WDC) addressed the US State Department last week for the first time
News Jun 04, 2018 Rapaport News
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Kimberley Process Begins Two-Year Review
The Kimberley Process (KP) has entered a two-year review of its operations, enabling the organization to evaluate current
News Mar 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Zimbabwe Group to Lead KP Civil Society
The Civil Society Coalition (CSC) of the Kimberley Process (KP) has appointed the Zimbabwe Environmental Law
News Mar 04, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers Is The New Kid on the Blockchain 150
De Beers Is the New Kid on the Blockchain
Last month, dozens gathered in midtown Manhattan to learn more about De Beers’ Diamond Blockchain Initiative — a project that
News Feb 15, 2018 Jennifer Heebner
Jewelers Respond to NGO’s Claims
Jewelers Hit Back at Human Rights Watch
Jewelers dismissed a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report which claimed companies and the Responsible Jewellery Council
News Feb 14, 2018 Leah Meirovich
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Jewelers’ Ethical Sourcing Below Par, Report Says
Jewelry and watch companies need to increase efforts to ensure their supply chains are free of human-rights abuses,
News Feb 11, 2018 Rapaport News
The Rapaport Diamond Podcast: Episode 2
The Rapaport Diamond Podcast: Episode 2
In the second edition of In the Loupe, Rapaport’s editorial team discusses blockchain, omni-channel retail, and the debatable
News Jan 28, 2018 Rapaport News
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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
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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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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
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