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CIBJO releases Coloured Stone Special Report, discusses explicit qualification of lead glass-filled rubies

With fewer than five weeks to go to the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow on May 19, 2014, the fourth of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released. Prepared by the CIBJO Coloured Stone Commission, headed by Nilam Alawdeen, the report focusses on the proper disclosure of gemstone treatments and modifications, and in particular about how lead glass-filled rubies should be properly qualified.

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CIBJO hosts conference focusing on industry’s social responsibility commitment, at United Nations headquarters during joint General Assembly and ECOSOC session

Industry leaders have joined senior United Nations officials and representatives of UN-affiliated organisations for a special conference organised by CIBJO, to discuss the commitment of the jewellery and gemstone business to facilitate sustainable development in the countries and regions in which it is active. The conference was held in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

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CIBJO's Diamond Special Report focuses on synthetics, announces conference to examine challenge they pose industry

With fewer than six weeks to go to the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow , the third of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released. Prepared by the CIBJO Diamond Commission, headed by Udi Sheintal, the report focuses on the challenge posed by the influx of synthetic diamonds into the pipeline, and announces that on the first afternoon of the congress, on Monday, May 19, a special conference will be held to examine the issue, featuring several of the leading experts in the field and a cross section of the industry's leadership.

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CIBJO releases Precious Metals Special Report, looks at lobbying efforts in EU over gold and nickel

With fewer than seven weeks to go to the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow on May 19, 2014, the second of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released. Prepared by the CIBJO Precious Metals Commission, headed by Michael Allchin, the report looks at CIBJO's lobbying efforts in Europe in respect to pending legislation concerning imports of gold from areas of conflict and a redraft of the EU's nickel release standard.

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CIBJO releases Marketing & Education Special Report, announces initiative to measure environmental impact

With fewer than eight weeks to go to the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow on May 19, 2014, the first of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released. Prepared by the CIBJO Marketing & Education Commission, headed by Jonathan Kendall, the report announces the start of a project aimed at measuring the jewellery industry’s impact on the environment .

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CIBJO President meets with Governor of Brazilian State of Bahia, presents plans to hold 2015 CIBJO Congress in Salvador

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has met with Jacques Wagner, the Governor of the Brazilian State of Bahia, to discuss the confederation’s plans to hold its annual congress in Salvador in 2015. 

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Registration for CIBJO Congress 2014 now open via just-launched dedicated congress website

Registration for the 2014 congress of CIBJO, the World Jewelry Confederation, is now open. Delegates and other participants may register for the congress and its social programme, as well as book hotel rooms, via a dedicated congress website located at:  http://congress2014.cibjo.org/.

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