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Stephane Fischler
WDC Warns Against Smuggled CAR Diamonds
The World Diamond Council (WDC) has cautioned the trade to be vigilant when buying diamonds from the
News Oct 02, 2019 Avi Krawitz
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WDC Executive Director Exits Organization
Marie-Chantal Kaninda has stepped down as executive director of the World Diamond Council (WDC) after two and
News Sep 03, 2019 Rapaport News
WFDB
Blom Urges KP to Define Systemic Violence
The war on conflict diamonds will remain at a standstill until the industry can agree on what constitutes systemic
News Jul 29, 2019 Leah Meirovich
AFG
French Gem Group to Hold Diamond Symposium
The French Association of Gemmology (AFG) will hold a conference in Paris on the state of the diamond industry, it said
News Jul 23, 2019 Rapaport News
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WDC Exec Ranked Among Africa’s Most Influential
Marie-Chantal Kaninda, executive director of the World Diamond Council (WDC), was named as one of the 100 most
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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Industry Leaders Encourage Reform at KP
World Diamond Council (WDC) president Stephane Fischler urged Kimberley Process (KP) member governments to reach an agreement
News Jun 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Antwerp Bourse Head to Lead IDC Board
The International Diamond Council (IDC) has elected Julien Drybooms as chairman of its board. Drybooms is the chairman
News Apr 23, 2019 Rapaport News
Feriel Zerouki
De Beers Exec Honored for Responsible Practices
Initiatives in Art and Culture (IAC) will present Feriel Zerouki with its award for leadership in responsible
News Apr 01, 2019 Rapaport News
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UN Resolution Calls for KP Reforms
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has enacted a resolution calling for reforms to increase the effectiveness
News Mar 05, 2019 Rapaport News
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KP Needs to Embrace Change, WDC Says
World Diamond Council (WDC) president Stephane Fischler has urged the Kimberley Process (KP) to implement changes
News Mar 03, 2019 Rapaport News
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‘Diamonds and Lies’ Exposes the Real Fake
In the era of fake news and synthetic diamonds, it was a matter of time before the two would meet.
Analysis Dec 06, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Artisanal diamonds miner in Sierra Leone
WDC Issues Definition of Conflict Diamonds
The World Diamond Council (WDC) has released its proposed new Kimberley Process (KP) definition of conflict
News Nov 14, 2018 Rapaport News
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NGOs Slam Industry’s Human-Rights Efforts
Civil-society groups have lashed out at the diamond trade over its apparent leniency in preventing human-rights abuses
News Nov 13, 2018 Rapaport News
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Conflict-Diamond Definition on KP Agenda
The World Diamond Council (WDC) will propose an expanded definition of conflict diamonds at this week’s Kimberley Process
News Nov 11, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Avi's Story
Everything Changes, Some Things Stay the Same
The diamond and jewelry trade tends to be reactive rather than proactive. That was clear during the
Analysis Nov 08, 2018 Avi Krawitz
CAR diamonds
Violence Limiting CAR Diamond Exports
Continued violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is making it impossible for the nation to develop its diamond
News Oct 25, 2018 Leah Meirovich
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CIBJO Urges Diamond Consultation with FTC
The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) has proposed it work with other industry groups to consult with the
News Oct 23, 2018 David Brough
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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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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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