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United Nations publishes CIBJO statement to ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

JUNE 9, 2020:Only 179 statements from the more than 5,400 NGOs affiliated to ECOSOC were published, and among them was the declaration delivered by CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation.

As gesture to industry during COVID-19 crisis, CIBJO makes all Blue Books available free of charge

APRIL 14, 2020:The CIBJO Blue Books are definitive sets of grading standards and nomenclature for diamonds, coloured gemstones, pearls, coral, precious metals and gemmological laboratories, and also responsible sourcing practices.

MESSAGE FROM THE CIBJO PRESIDENT: The COVID-19 crisis will be transformational for our industry, it’s imperative that we discuss together how to move forward

APRIL 6, 2020: The world we knew before March 2020 will be different to the one that emerges at the other end of the tunnel through which we are traveling, and it will be incumbent upon us to adapt in order to succeed in the new environment.

MESSAGE FROM THE CIBJO PRESIDENT: In the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the jewellery industry’s communal sense of responsibility is of paramount importance

MARCH 9, 2020: At this stage it is very difficult to predict how long this state of virtual suspension will continue. What is certain, however, is that it is temporary. Economies need to function, and human ingenuity will always find ways to adapt to changing conditions.

CIBJO-IEG seminar at VICENZAORO January show to focus on the challenges faced by SMEs in meeting social responsibility and sustainability requirements

JANUARY 13, 2020:With responsible sourcing policies, verifiable supply chain integrity and social and environmental sustainability fast becoming requirements for companies operating in the jewellery sector, small and medium-sized enterprises are feeling increasingly pressured.

CIBJO Congress 2019 wraps up in Bahrain with creation of Laboratory-Grown Diamond and Technology Committees

NOVEMBER 18, 2019:The 2019 CIBJO Congress has concluded in Bahrain, with the Board of Directors voting to establish a series of new committees, among them one that will be dedicated to establishing operating practices that are specific to the laboratory-grown diamond trade, and another which will focus on the long-term impacts of new technologies on the jewellery, gemstone and precious metals sectors.

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