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Rapaport Proposes Sierra Leone Diamond Reform

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RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, April 17, 2019, New York … The Rapaport Trade Mission to Sierra Leone attracted a strong group…

Rapaport Announces Mission to Sierra Leone

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RAPAPORT… The Rapaport Group is organizing a trip to Sierra Leone for members of the diamond and jewelry trade…

Martin Rapaport New Year Message

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Dear Friends, Greetings and best wishes for a happy, healthy, prosperous and peaceful New Year. The New Year…

WDC Issues Definition of Conflict Diamonds

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RAPAPORT… The World Diamond Council (WDC) has released its proposed new Kimberley Process (KP) definition of conflict diamonds, which…

NGOs Slam Industry’s Human-Rights Efforts

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RAPAPORT… Civil-society groups have lashed out at the diamond trade over its apparent leniency in preventing human-rights abuses from…

Conflict-Diamond Definition on KP Agenda

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RAPAPORT… The World Diamond Council (WDC) will propose an expanded definition of conflict diamonds at this week’s Kimberley…

CIBJO Urges Better Control of Gemstone Supply

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RAPAPORT… Countries should designate locations where colored gemstones enter the market in a bid to ensure the integrity of…

RJC Signs Deal with Artisanal Gold Miners

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RAPAPORT… The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has entered into a collaboration that, it claimed, will significantly increase the…

Supply-Chain Forum Achieves Charity Status

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RAPAPORT… The Jewelry Industry Summit has received tax-exempt status as a charitable organization in the US. The new classification…

Diamonds Still Linked to Conflict – Civil Society

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RAPAPORT… Civil-society groups have lashed out at the lack of transparency in the diamond industry, claiming the trade…