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The Gemological Institute of America now has a global director of development and beneficiation, and has tapped the former special advisor for conflict diamonds with the U.S. State Department to fill the role.
The Diamond Empowerment Fund announced this week that Grammy award-winning singer Chaka Khan will perform at its “Diamonds in the Sky” gala event on May 29 in Las Vegas. 
The World Diamond Council announced Tuesday that it has a new president, vice president and treasurer following the first formal meeting of the organization’s new board of directors.
Diamond traders and others in the industry should be on the lookout for a fake Kimberley Process certificate numbered Sierra Leone (SL) 004199.  
The members of the World Diamond Council have elected a new board of directors in the first poll conducted since the organization amended its bylaws last November. 
The United Nations Security Council has voted to lift the nearly decade-long ban on diamond exports from the Ivory Coast, freeing the country, which already has been cleared by the Kimberley Process, to re-enter the diamond trade. 
United Nations experts report that a senior Ivory Coast army officer might be using profits from diamond sales to buy arms, violating the country’s longstanding embargo just as it was getting close to returning to the diamond trade. 
A pair of large mining companies and one of the world’s biggest retailers are among the latest industry players to pledge their support for the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s annual gala in Las Vegas.  
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