Press & News

Kimberley Process review visit to Zimbabwe to assess implementation of scheme to combat conflict diamonds
Chairman’s Report
World Diamond Council Renews Call for Continued Support of the Kimberley Process through Collective Partnership of all Stakeholders
World Diamond Council Announces Featured Guests for 5th Annual Meeting in Jerusalem
WDC Fifth Annual Meeting Expected to Bring Together Unprecedented Working Group on Conflict Diamonds
World Diamond Council Announces Fifth Annual Meeting
WDC Responds to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Announcement of Seizure of Smuggled Diamonds
Survey Shows that U.S. Jewelers Reassuring Consumers about Conflict Diamonds
Izhakoff Address at Rapaport Conference
New Years Message from Eli Izhakoff, Chairman, World Diamond Council
World Diamond Council Encourages Retailer Participation in NGO Survey
Global Forum for Partnerships Between States and Businesses to Counter Terrorism: Address from Eli Izhakoff, Chairman, World Diamond Council
Diamond Industry Hails Success of Conflict Conference
WDC Address to Kimberley Process Plenary
World Diamond Council Stands with Partnership Africa Canada and Renews Call to Kimberley Process Participants
Letter to Kimberley Process Chair and Participants Regarding Ivory Coast
World Diamond Council Responds to GAO Report, Affirms Need to Continue to Improve and Enhance the United States Clean Diamond Act, Kimberley Process Certification System
Diamond Industry Launches DIAMONDFACTS.ORG Web Site and Major Consumer and Trade Advertising as it Ramps Up Educational Campaign
The Diamond Industry Unites to Create Impactful Educational Campaign on Conflict Diamonds
World Diamond Council (Concilio Mondiale dei Diamanti)
World Diamond Council concludes Annual Meeting in Sicily, reaffirms commitment to end conflict diamond trade
World Diamond Council Endorses Historic Decision By Kimberley Process Chair
World Diamond Council Convenes 3rd Annual Meeting: WDC Leadership in Kimberley Process:  Action to Protect Consumers
Abbey Chikane Named WDC Director
Diamond Industry and NGOs Hail Kimberley Process Breakthrough
Statement From The World Diamond Council
U.S. Regulations Backing Kimberley Process To Be In Place By End Of July
Industry Welcomes Signing Of Clean Diamond Bill And Urges Strong Enforcement Of Kimberley Process
Passage Of Clean Diamond Legislation Hailed By Spokesmen For Industry In U.S. And Abroad
WDC Guide To Kimberley Process Available Online
WDC Welcomes UN Recognition Of Industry Program To Curb Conflict Diamonds
U.S. Kimberley Process Authority Formed
Diamond Industry Calls For Kimberley Implementation
Joint Letter from Eli Izhakoff and Matthew A. Runci
Statement From The World Diamond Council
Letter from Sierre Leone’s Ambassador to the US
Partnership Africa Canada Report, June 17, 2002
WDC Statement of Support for the Kimberley Process, June 3, 2002
WDC and JA Support Congressional Resolution
Industry Leaders Welcome Introduction Of New Clean Diamond Trade Act In Senate
Diamond Industry takes the Initiative with self-regulation to combat conflict diamonds
John Holland Letter
A Day of Achievement for The Diamond Industry
Izhakoff and Runci Issue Joint Statement
Eli Izhakoff Honored by King Albert II of Belgium
Kimberley Process Meeting Concludes in Moscow
US Retailers Hail Conflict Diamond Legislation
World Diamond Council Endorses New Senate Billl To Stop Trade In Conflict Diamonds
Joint Statement of WDC and NGO Steering Committee
JVC Issues Press Release on FTC Warning for Advertising Diamonds as “Conflict Free”
Sen. Gregg Introduces Conflict Diamonds Bill; JA’s Runci Asks Jewelers to Support It
A Diamond’s Path From Earth To Showcase
Diamond Industry Committed to Eliminating Conflict Stones
The Trade In Conflict Diamonds Need Not Be Forever
Chairman’s Letter to USA Today
Thoughts From the President of GIA
Eli Izhakoff Letter to Esquire Magazine
World Diamond Council Praises Passage of U.N. Measure To Fight Conflict Diamonds
An Effective Plan to Eliminate Conflict Diamonds
World Diamond Council Will Offer Model Statute To Create Effective Global Ban of Conflict Diamonds
World Diamond Council Developing Control System and Legislation to Stamp Out Conflict Diamonds