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CIBJO President applauds decision in United Kingdom to regard Diamond Terminology Guideline as Primary Authority Advice

DECEMBER 8, 2020:'This is a profoundly important development in what is a concerted campaign to normalise on a global basis unambiguous terminology that clearly differentiates between natural diamonds, laboratory-grown diamonds and imitations of diamonds, enabling consumers to make informed purchasing decisions,' Dr. Cavalieri said.

CIBJO highlights the harsh impact of COVID crisis in developing nations, in statement prepared for special session of UN General Assembly

DECEMBER 7, 2020:The special session of the United Nations General Assembly took place in New York on December 3 and 4, 2020, looking at the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people, societies and economies.

CIBJO releases Laboratory-Grown Diamond Guidance for review by members of affiliated organisations and companies worldwide

OCTOBER 13, 2020:This is the final stage in a more than two-year process to create a harmonised set of operating standards and principles for the laboratory-grown diamond sector.

CIBJO describes as ground-breaking the publication of ISO 24016, first internationally recognised diamond-grading standard

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020:“This is a historic moment for our industry,” said CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri, “for it is the first time than a strictly defined diamond grading system has been ratified by the world’s leading standards body, formally recognizing principles and terminology that to date have not been approved by any impartial and international authority."

CIBJO and Intertek announce first-ever programme to educate and certify CSR, sustainability and SDG officers for the jewellery industry

SEPTEMBER 17, 2020:“The goal of this programme is to create a class of internationally recognized jewellery industry CSR, sustainability and SDG professionals, who will help companies become compliant,” said CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri continued. “There clearly is a gap in the industry’s skill set, and together with Intertek, CIBJO and WJCEF seek to fill it.”

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.

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