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JULY 15, 2021: WDC President Edward Asscher was presented with the Initiatives in Art and Culture Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Diamond and Jewelry Industries, during the final session of IAC’s 11th Annual Gold and Diamond Conference.

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JULY 12, 2021: WDC Vice President Feriel Zerouki joined a panel on during Initiatives in Art and Culture’s 11th Annual Gold and Diamond Conference, entitled “Mining: Responsible Sourcing and Best Practice.” It looked how “best practices” have been designed and adapted to fit different social and geographic contexts, how the origin of diamonds and gold is ascertained, considered progress in eliminating trade in conflict gold and diamonds, the measures taken to ensure positive social and environmental outcomes in producing communities, and the pursuit of greater equity in sharing the value of production.

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OCTOBER 29, 2020: The goals of the World Diamond Council are to preserve and protect the integrity of the Kimberley Process and the entire diamond value chain, WDC President Edward Asscher’ stressed in a video message during the opening of the the Guangzhou International Jewellery & Diamond Conference.

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OCTOBER 19, 2020: The World Diamond Council’s 2020 Annual General Meeting on October 19, 2020, featured a panel discussion on the diamond industry’s industry’s role in meeting the expectations of the changing consumer. Led by Edahn Golan, a noted industry analyst, it featured WDC President Edward Asscher and David Prager, Executive Vice President Corporate Affairs at the De Beers Group, who also delivered the keynote address.

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OCTOBER 19, 2020: WDC President Edward Asscher addresses the Opening Session of the World Diamond Congress of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WDB) and the International Diamond manufacturers Association (IDMA).

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SEPTEMBER 12, 2020: WDC President looks at regional initiatives to enhance the implementation of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme in artisanal and small-scale mining areas in central and west Africa. He was speaking during CIBJO’s Jewellery Industry Voices seminar at the VOICE Vicenzaoro trade event in Vicenza, Italy.

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SEPTEMBER 12, 2020: Participating in CIBJO’s Jewellery Industry Voices seminar at the VOICE Vicenzaoro trade event in Vicenza, Italy, on September 12, 2020, the WDC President discusses the impact of the global pandemic on the diamond industry and its stakeholders along the value chain.

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AUGUST 28, 2020: WDC President Edward Asscher is interviewed by Sumesh Wadhera, Publisher and Chief Editor of the India-based The Art of Jewellery.

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MAY 6, 2013: World Diamond Council 9th Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel. May 5-6, 2013

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APRIL 23, 2013: World Diamond Council has achieved its goals, says WDC President in Interview

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MARCH 22, 2013: WDC president’s years of service honored at Dubai Diamond Conference

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DECEMBER 7, 2011: WDC Legal Counsel Cecilia Gardner discusses the debate over conflict diamonds in CNN interview.

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SEPTEMBER 2010: A 10-Year Journey – CSR in the jewellery industry

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FEBRUARY 2006: 4th WDC Annual Meeting, Catania, Sicily

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JUNE 2010: Kimberley Process Intersessional Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel

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JULY 2010: 7th WDC Annual Meeting, St. Peterburg, Russia

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MARCH 2004: 3rd WDC Annual Meeting, Dubai, UAE

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NOVEMBER 2009: Jewelry industry leaders discuss the launch of the informational website, DiamondFacts.org

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DECEMBER 16, 2010: UN General Assembly 68th Plenary Meeting

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