What is the
Kimberley Process?

The Kimberley Process (KP) unites administrations, civil societies, and industry in reducing the flow of conflict diamonds - ‘rough diamonds used to finance wars against governments’ - around the world.

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2000

The KP has been active for 17 years

99,8%

Participants of the KP are responsible for stemming 99.8% of the global production of conflict diamonds

81

The KP supports a worldwide membership

Chair

Australia

The chair oversees the implementation of The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) and operations of the working groups, committees and administration that activate The KP.

Vice Chair

European Union

The Vice Chair is selected at the annual plenary meeting and becomes Chair in the following year subject to ratification from KP participants.

Maintaining its focus in the face of today’s global challenges, The KP enables nations, governments and organisations to share their expertise and insights, and to have a positive, long-term impact on the trade in conflict diamonds and the lives of people in genuine need.

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The KP
In Action

Collaboration helps members to make more of an impact than when standing alone.

Community agreement and action protects societies around the world.

Enforcement allows member nations disrupt conflict trade across geographical borders.

Innovation keeps members at the forefront of the fight to better lives.

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