Participation Committee (PC)
The Participation Committee assists the Chair of the Kimberley Process in handling the admission of new participants *. It also advises if a participant fails to comply with requirements, which can lead to their removal from the scheme.
The Participation Committee is made up of previous KP Chairs. The previous year's KP chair becomes PC chair the following year.
Angola, Botswana, Canada, the People's Republic of China, the European Union, India, Israel, Namibia, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Diamond Council, Partnership Africa Canada
*The relevant sections of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme document for admission of new participants are II, V (a), VI (8,9)