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There is evidence that conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic are reaching international markets, despite the fact that trade in rough from that country was banned by the Kimberley Process more than a year ago.  
Stéphane Fischler has been re-elected as president of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre. 
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses added the Diamond Bourse of Canada and the Korea Diamond Bourse to its membership at the 36th World Diamond Congress in Antwerp. 
Following the appointment of a new CEO, lab-grown diamond company Gemesis Inc. has announced that it is rebranding itself as “Pure Grown Diamonds.” 
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) will move its annual conference this year back to the former Royal Agricultural Hall in London, as it changes its program to make it more interactive for members. 
Russian diamond mining company Alrosa has begun operations at its Udachny mine, and said it expects it to become one of the largest underground diamond mines in Russia and worldwide, eventually providing more than 5 million carats of diamonds per year. 
At CIBJO’s recent Sustainable Pearls Forum, President Gaetano Cavalieri emphasized the need for a comprehensive approach to achieve sustainability in the cultured pearl sector, one that focuses on economic, environmental and social responsibility. 
Gemological Science International has partnered with charitable organization Each One Teach One to launch the “Joy Box” campaign, which will provide children in Mumbai with essential daily items.
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