The Association has the following objectives:

  • Cooperation between member countries in policies and strategies concerning prospecting, mining, production, cutting and polishing, as well as development of human resources and acquisition of technologies in the diamondiferous sector.
  • Adoption of harmonized legal solutions and the exchange of information between member countries in areas related to mining and commercialization in which individuals states have acquired valuable experience.
  • Promotion of mutual technical assistance in the coordination of policies and strategies of development of the diamondiferous sector.
  • Transformation of conflict diamonds into diamonds of peace and sustainable development.