About Diamonds for Peace

Rough Diamond

WHO WE ARE

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 2015)

 

DFP BOARD & FOUNDING TEAM

Chie Murakami, Director General

Tomone Kawai, Vice Director General

Hanae Aida, Board Member

Mai Suzuki, Board Member

Chiho Yukiwaki, Auditor-Secretary

 

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 Officially registered as Non Profit Organization in Yokohama City under Japanese law