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14 February 2002

Ten Reasons Why You Should Never Accept a Diamond Ring from Anyone, Under Any Circumstances, Even If They Really Want to Give You One

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30 November 2001

DIAMONDS: Governments, Industries Agree To Certification Plan

Author: UN Wire

Government representatives and industry officials from dozens of countries agreed yesterday...to implement a process to certify all legally traded diamonds and to weed out the conflict diamonds sold to fuel wars in Africa...The agreement concludes more...

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29 November 2001

Kimberley Process Delegates Reach Tentative Agreement

Author: RapNews, on Diamonds.net

Participants at the plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process...reached consensus on a tentative agreement to help stem the trade of conflict diamonds.

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29 November 2001

Kimberley Process Delegates Reach Tentative Agreement

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Article
29 November 2001

Kimberley process meeting a good watchdog but crucially lacking teeth

Author: Global Witness

Non-governmental organisations believe...there are several vital areas that still need to be addressed for the system to become truly effective upon implementation. The system is a good one but is currently weakened because of the failure to develop...

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Article
8 November 2001

Progress Made at Kimberley Process Meeting in Luanda [regarding conflict diamonds]

Author: Rapaport News, on Diamonds.Net

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Article
6 November 2001

Blood On the Diamonds

Author: Holly Burkhalter, Advocacy Director of Physicians for Human Rights, in Washington Post

Eighteen months ago the government of South Africa convened representatives of 38 diamond-producing and trading nations, human rights activists and diamond industry representatives, in Kimberley, South Africa, to develop a comprehensive trade system to...

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6 November 2001

De Beers and JA Respond to Al-Qaida Tie to Conflict Diamonds

Author: Rapaport News, on Diamonds.Net

De Beers and Jewelers of America (JA) issued separate statements on November 6 responding to a Washington Post report that suggested that the al-Qaida terrorist network was profiting from the trade of conflict diamonds. Both De Beers and JA urged swift...

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Article
6 July 2001

DIAMONDS: Kimberley Process Yields Gem Monitoring Agreement

Author: UN Wire

Representatives from 34 countries approved yesterday in Moscow new measures to stop the illicit trade in diamonds, which is used to fuel conflicts in Africa.

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Article
25 April 2001

Review of the Sierra Leone Diamond Certification System and Proposals and Recommendations for the Kimberley Process for a Fully Integrated Certification System (FICS)

Author: Global Witness

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