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The Kimberley Process (KP) | KimberleyProcess

What is the Kimberley Process? The Kimberley Process (KP) unites administrations, civil societies, and industry in reducing the flow of conflict diamonds - ‘rough diamonds used to finance wars against governments’ - around the world. See the process Process The KP unites 82 countries around the world

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What is The KP

The Kimberley Process (KP) is a multilateral trade regime established in 2003 with

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Chair

Chair Russian Federation. The chair oversees the implementation of the

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Documents

Other KPCS Websites. Kimberley PRocess Rough Diamond Statistics; International

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Participants

The Kimberley Process (KP) is open to all countries that are willing and able to

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FAQ

The Kimberley Process is an international certification scheme that regulates trade

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Enforcement

The Kimberley Process (KP) is aware of a number of recent incidents where

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Other KPCS Websites. Kimberley PRocess Rough Diamond Statistics; International

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About

The Kimberley Process (KP) is open to all countries that are willing and able to

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KP In Action

The Kimberley Process In Action. 82 governments have enshrined the

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Observers

The term Observers refers to Industry and Civil Society groups that play an active

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Conflict Diamonds and the Kimberley Process - United ...

The Kimberley Process (KP) is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative created to increase transparency and oversight in the diamond industry in order to eliminate trade in conflict diamonds, or rough diamonds sold by rebel groups or their allies to

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Conclusion of the 2021 Kimberley Process Plenary – News

Nov 18, 2021 · The Kimberley Process is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative created to increase transparency and oversight in the diamond industry in order to eliminate trade in conflict diamonds, defined as rough diamonds sold by rebel groups or their allies to fund conflict against legitimate governments.

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Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) - The Borgen ...

May 27, 2018 · The Kimberley Process unites administrations, civil societies and industry in reducing the flow of conflict diamonds — ‘rough diamonds used to finance wars against governments’ — around the world. It is a binding agreement that imposes extensive requirements on every participant.

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Results and Lessons Learned from the KP Independent ...

Dec 09, 2021 · The project, Independent Surveillance of the Kimberley Process, SIPROKIM, has ended. A workshop to officially close the project was organised on the 8 th of December 2021 by RELUFA.

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Lobby group abandons ‘blood diamonds’ scheme | News | Al ...

Dec 05, 2011 · The Kimberley Process project was born after wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia that were fueled by “blood diamonds”. Partnership-Africa Canada is the only other rights group still in the process.

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Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation: any ...

Dec 07, 2021 · ( interfax) - Russia this year held the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process (KP) - a permanent intergovernmental organization, without certification of which not a single parcel of diamonds entering the value chain can do.

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Program Brief: PRADD II | LandLinks

Jan 01, 2016 · The framework was endorsed by the Kimberley Process in November 2013. PRADD II combines local, national, and international communication tools to mobilize civil society groups and change the behavior of artisanal miners and decision makers regarding the trade of rough diamonds.

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The Kimberley Process: Alleviating Poverty in the Diamond ...

Aug 29, 2020 · The Kimberley Process. Implemented in 2003, the Kimberley Process seeks to reduce diamond-related violence and increase revenues for exporting governments through a “chain of custody” certification process.

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Conclusion of the 2021 Kimberley Process Plenary – News

Nov 18, 2021 · The Kimberley Process is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative created to increase transparency and oversight in the diamond industry in order to eliminate trade in conflict diamonds, defined as rough diamonds sold by rebel groups or their allies to fund conflict against legitimate governments. ... The project—nearing year 7 of its ...

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U.S. 2019 Annual Report to the Kimberley Process - United ...

Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC) Count 2019 Overview. As of Q3 2019, the U.S. received 633 KPCs and issued 668 KPCs for the period. This represents a 31.49% decrease in KPCs used for imports and 28.86% decrease of KPCs used for exports when compared to 2018 totals. Final tables to include Q4 2019 data will be available after March 31, 2020.

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Press briefing to present the second report on the ...

Dec 06, 2021 · Presenting the report, Christian Brice Anangue, the project manager of the Independent Surveillances of the Kimberley Process project, SIPROKIM, said the independent monitoring is aimed at getting public decision-makers to take decisions with a view to reducing the smuggling of rough diamonds and the flight of capital in Cameroon.

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Mozambique admitted to Kimberley Process – AIM report ...

Nov 17, 2021 · Mozambique’s recent admission to the Kimberley Process (KP), in Moscow, Russia, opens possibilities for a Mozambican diamond industry, whereby several companies can now explore for diamonds in promising areas across the country. Interviewed on Monday in Maputo by Radio Mozambique (RM), the Secret

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Conflict diamonds and the Kimberley process: Mission ...

Oct 01, 2019 · potential Kimberley Process vice-chairs. The Chair of the Process rotates on an annual basis. A potential weakness of the composition of the Kimberley Process, however, is the narrow base of representation from civil society, principally through just two NGOs. While the two, Global Witness and

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Program Brief: PRADD II | LandLinks

Jan 01, 2016 · Supporting the Kimberley Process in Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea. OVERVIEW: The Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development II (PRADD II) Project supports governments to implement mining best practices in Côte d’Ivoire and the Central African Republic, and promotes good governance of the mining sector at the international level through the

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Koidu Kimberlite Project – Koidu Limited

The Mining Review Process commenced in July 2008 and Koidu Limited’s mining lease for the Koidu Kimberlite Project was one of the first to be reviewed. A new mining lease agreement was entered into between the Republic of Sierra Leone and Koidu Limited on 6 September 2010. The term of the mining lease was extended to 22 July 2030 and may be ...

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ARTISANAL MINING AND PROPERTY RIGHTS (USAID AMPR)

focus on diamonds and a secondary focus on gold. The project forms part of assistance provided to countries with challenges in implementing the Kimberley Process, the international mechanism that sets rules and norms for the trade in conflict-free rough diamonds. Through its activities USAID AMPR

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Is Now The Time To Join The Diamond Hunt? - FNArena

Nov 14, 2021 · Supply has also been constrained by last year’s closure of Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in WA’s Kimberley region, which had operated for close to 40 years. The open pit (and then underground) mine was the world’s biggest producer by volume and supplied about 90% of the world’s ‘rare pink’ diamonds for the high end market.

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Amid dazzling returns, is now the time to join the diamond ...

Nov 10, 2021 · Argyle diamonds. Supply has also been constrained by last year’s closure of Rio Tinto’s (ASX: RIO) Argyle mine in Western Australia’s Kimberley region, which had operated for close to 40 years.. The open pit (and then underground) mine was the world’s biggest producer by volume and supplied about 90% of the world’s ‘rare pink’ diamonds for the high end market.

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GIZ Supports Multi-stakeholder Training For The Mining ...

Dec 06, 2021 · GIZ supports multi-stakeholder training for the mining sector. The Liberian Kimberley Process Multi-stakeholder group recently organized a three-day intensive training workshop for Local Stakeholders held simultaneously in Bopolu City, Gbarpolu County, and Ganta City, Nimba County. The training is a way of buttressing the Government of Liberia ...

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What Can Be Done About Blood Diamonds ... - The Borgen Project

Mar 19, 2018 · The Kimberley Process was initiation in an effort to eradicate this cycle of slavery and violence surrounding the stone. This process was designed to turn blood diamonds into conflict free gems, and entailed certification of place of origin, how it was mined, where it was cut, who was involved in all processes and the intended destination of ...

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Zim elected Kimberley vice chair - Zimbabwe Situation

Nov 13, 2021 · The Kimberley Process is a body for certifying diamonds sold around the world and provides the practical process to remove conflict diamonds from the global supply chain. Today, participants actively manage worldwide trade and have managed to end 99,8 percent of the global production of conflict diamonds, that is diamonds mined illegally and ...

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Kimberley Process - Global Policy Forum

The Kimberley Process was seriously flawed from the beginning. The Kimberley system of "voluntary self-regulation" on the part of the diamond industry has meant a significant lack of transparency and independent monitoring efforts. The World Diamond Council, initially established to represent the diamond industry at the Kimberley Process, has ...

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Russia launches digitalization of Kimberley Process ...

Nov 12, 2021 · Within the Kimberley Process, it is represented by a single delegation. Alexey Moiseev, Chairman of the KP and Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation said that given the comparable IT infrastructure and legislation within the EAEU, the Ministry of Finance of Russia plans to scale the project across the entire Union: “In 2021 ...

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The slow agony of the Kimberley Process. Ethics in the ...

Apr 21, 2021 · This was definitely a grave decision as the one abandoning the project was an influential leader of the civil parties, among those that started the Kimberley Process. In a statement Global Witness explained that “the Kimberley Process’ refusal to evolve and address the clear links between diamonds, violence and tyranny has rendered it ...

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Kimberley Process Certification Scheme - Wikipedia

The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is the process established in 2003 to prevent "conflict diamonds" from entering the mainstream rough diamond market by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 55/56 following recommendations in the Fowler Report.The process was set up "to ensure that diamond purchases were not financing violence by rebel

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U.S. 2019 Annual Report to the Kimberley Process - United ...

Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC) Count 2019 Overview. As of Q3 2019, the U.S. received 633 KPCs and issued 668 KPCs for the period. This represents a 31.49% decrease in KPCs used for imports and 28.86% decrease of KPCs used for exports when compared to 2018 totals. Final tables to include Q4 2019 data will be available after March 31, 2020.

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Mozambique admitted to Kimberley Process – AIM report ...

Nov 17, 2021 · Mozambique’s recent admission to the Kimberley Process (KP), in Moscow, Russia, opens possibilities for a Mozambican diamond industry, whereby several companies can now explore for diamonds in promising areas across the country. Interviewed on Monday in Maputo by Radio Mozambique (RM), the Secret

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Blood Diamonds | Conflict Diamonds | Kimberley Process

The Kimberley Process is believed to have significantly reduced the number of Conflict Diamonds that are reaching international gem markets. Today 81 governments and several non-government organizations abide by the Kimberley Process. The only two nations which remain under Kimberley Process sanctions as of December, 2006 were Liberia and Ivory ...

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The Kimberley Process: Has It Stopped the Conflict Diamond ...

While the Kimberley Process has addressed some concerns – such as process monitoring, stricter membership criteria, participant co-ordination and collection of accurate trade and production statistics – the most important concern is still to be resolved. ... A result of a joint project at the research center of the Antwerp Diamond High ...

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Blood Diamonds - TIME

he Kimberley Process grew out of a 2000 meeting in Kimberley, South Africa, ... The Enough Project, an organization dedicated to ending resource-based violence in Africa, estimated in a

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What Can Be Done About Blood Diamonds ... - The Borgen Project

Mar 19, 2018 · The Kimberley Process was initiation in an effort to eradicate this cycle of slavery and violence surrounding the stone. This process was designed to turn blood diamonds into conflict free gems, and entailed certification of place of origin, how it was mined, where it was cut, who was involved in all processes and the intended destination of ...

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The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 17, 2020 · Cameroon: The Kimberley Process traceability scheme in the Eastern Region. ... KP CSC members CECIDE and AMINES joined forces in a research project on the redistribution to mining communities of contributions by diamond miners and traders through the tax system of Guinea-Conakry. The research project was carried out in the summer of 2020.

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The Kimberley Process: Alleviating Poverty in the Diamond ...

Aug 31, 2020 · The Kimberley Process. Implemented in 2003, the Kimberley Process seeks to reduce diamond-related violence and increase revenues for exporting governments through a “chain of custody” certification process. Diamonds are verified and tracked at every stage—from the mine to the in-store buyer— via exhaustive documentation.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY TEXT STRONGLY SUPPORTS ‘KIMBERLEY PROCESS ...

Jan 01, 2003 · The Kimberley Process was established through initiatives of Southern African diamond-producing countries in 2000 to, among its other objectives, stem the flow of rough diamonds used by rebels to ...

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SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2021

KPCS Kimberley Process Certification Scheme KPI Key Performance Indicator LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LGBTIA+ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual LMS Learning Management System LWG Leather Working Group mHREDD EU Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Draft Directive

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