About Diamonds for Peace

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WHO WE ARE

Diamonds for Peace (DFP)
Earth Plaza, 1-2-1, Kosugaya, Sakae-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 247-0007 Japan

Diamonds for Peace Liberia (DFPL)
J. M. Kollie”s Yard, 1st Avenue, Mandingo Quarter, Kakata, Margibi County, Liberia

Vision

A world in which diamonds are mined, cut and processed with humanitarian and environmental considerations

Mission

1. To improve the working conditions and social status of the workers in the diamond supply chain.

2. To promote ethics and fairness in the diamond industry

What We Do

1. Awareness-Raising:
Raise awareness of the problems and issues in the diamond industry

2. Self-Reliance Support:
Provide support to improve the working conditions and social status of artisanal diamond workers in developing countries, especially in Africa

3. Emergency Assistance:
Provide assistance in the event of disasters or epidemics in the targeted countries

Where We Work

Liberia, Japan (as of July 2017)

DFP BOARD & FOUNDING TEAM

Chie Murakami, Director General for DFP, CEO for DFPL

Tomone Kawai, Vice Director General for DFP, Board Member for DFPL

Hanae Aida, Board Member for DFPL

Mai Suzuki, Board Member for DFP and DFPL

Chiho Yukiwaki, Auditor-Secretary for DFP

J. Worlobah Momolu, Board Member for DFPL

HISTORY

May 2014 Started as a voluntary group. Field trip to Liberia.
October 2014 – July 2015 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Response Activities in Liberia
January 2015 Invited and Participated in USAID PRADDII Project Workshop and Tour to Artisanal Mining Communities in Cote d’Ivoire
March 2015 Diamonds for Peace was officially registered as Non Profit Organization in Yokohama City under Japanese law
October 2016 Diamonds for Peace Liberia was officially registered as NPO in Liberia under Liberian law
April 2017 Diamonds for Peace Liberia was accredited as national NGO in Liberia