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NGO Upholds Boycott of Kimberley Process

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RAPAPORT… A member of the Civil Society Coalition said it is still boycotting the Kimberley Process (KP) despite…

KP Wants Industry to Fund Civil Society Attendance

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RAPAPORT… Diamond industry members participating in Kimberley Process (KP) activities will be required to pay twice so that…

Civil Society Member Returns to KP Fold

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RAPAPORT… Non-profit group CENADEP will attend this year’s Kimberley Process (KP) plenary next month after the KP chair…

KP Proposes UN-Mandated Permanent Secretariat

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RAPAPORT… The Kimberley Process (KP) chair called for the establishment of a permanent secretariat to oversee the rehabilitation…

Second Jewelry Summit Scheduled for Tucson

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RAPAPORT… The second Jewelry Industry Summit to advance sustainability and responsible sourcing initiatives will take place January 29…

ALROSA Joins Responsible Jewellery Council

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RAPAPORT… ALROSA has signed up for the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), implying it will undergo an independent audit…

RJC, Miners Advance Work on Responsible Jewelry

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RAPAPORT… The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) renewed an agreement to strengthen…

KP and Civil Society Lock Horns Over Boycott

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RAPAPORT…  The Kimberley Process (KP) Civil Society Coalition hit back against comments by the KP chair criticizing the non-profit…

Martin Rapaport Letter to Leonardo DiCaprio

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Dear Mr. DiCaprio, Your efforts to sell synthetic diamonds as an ethical substitute for natural diamonds threatens the…

KP Clarifies Position on Central African Republic Diamond Exports

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RAPAPORT… The office of the Kimberley Process (KP) chair has clarified reports of a deal to resume diamond…