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7 June 2016

Central African Republic to resume diamond exports after Kimberley Process lifts ban on condition of traceability

Author: Reuters

Central Africa Republic will restart diamond exports three years after its stones were found to be funding armed groups in an inter-religious conflict and placed under embargo...Central African Republic descended into chaos in March 2013 when...

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9 February 2016
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Author: Cyril Bensimon et Joan Tilouine, Le Monde

"Areva mis en cause par WikiLeaks pour le traitement de ses employés en Centrafrique", 5 février 2016...

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  • Related companies: Areva
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28 December 2015

Nigeria: Discovery of oil in Lake Chad Basin could escalate conflicts, says columnist

Author: Hilary Matfess, in Al Jazeera

"Nigeria's Oil Curse: Discovery of more petroleum reserves will impede regional efforts to squash Boko Haram", 25 Nov 2015...

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9 December 2015
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27 October 2015

Petition calls on UK Govt. to support binding measures for EU conflict minerals regulation

Author: London Mining Network; Stop Mad Mining Project

The EU has a landmark opportunity to ensure that companies bringing minerals into Europe check their supply chains, to make sure that the minerals they buy from fragile and conflict areas don’t fund violence. Sign the petition to make sure the UK...

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6 October 2015
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6 October 2015

Central African Republic: Companies must not profit from blood diamonds says Amnesty Intl. in a new report

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30 September 2015
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Author: Amnesty International

Les plus grands négociants centrafricains ont acheté pour plusieurs millions de dollars de diamants sans se préoccuper suffisamment de savoir si ces diamants avaient financé des groupes armés responsables d'exécutions sommaires, de viols, de...

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11 September 2015

"Responsible natural resources trade through supply chain due diligence"

Author: Marie Wilke, WTI Advisors, on Intl. Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development

Supply-chain due diligence is increasingly becoming a business reality and a regulatory requirement. The most recent example for mandatory regulation is a proposal by the European Parliament to translate the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...

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20 August 2015

Central African Rep.: UN sanctions Badica & Kardiam trading firms for diamond purchases supporting armed groups

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