30th Aug TICAD7 Side Event “Symposium on Artisanal Diamond Mining in West Africa”

Greetings! Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) will be held from 28th to 30th August in Yokohama, Japan. Diamonds for Peace will hold an official side event “The Symposium on the Artisanal Diamond Mining in West Africa” as follows. Feel free to join us! The Symposium on the Artisanal Diamond…

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The Body Shop Japan Fund Adopted DFP’s Program Plan in 2018

Diamonds for Peace (DFP) will develop many programs to alleviate artisanal diamond miners and diggers poverty by introducing fair-trade diamond principles internationally. Our plan of developing and conducting experimentally the first program, the team building training program has been accepted and awarded by The Body Shop Japan Fund. The aim…

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A Survey Report on the Awareness of Japanese Consumers and Diamond Retail Companies Released!

The board members and volunteers of Diamonds for Peace worked on a survey on the awareness of Japanese consumers and diamond retail companies on the issues of diamonds. The English version of the report is released. The purpose of the survey is to discover the level of understanding of the…

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Newsletter “The Journey” vol.1 published!

Greetings! Diamonds for Peace (DFP) will publish the newsletter “The Journey” biannually to share the latest information, progress, plan and challenges with its supporters. I’m pleased to announce that we have just published vol.1. The title “The Journey” has two meanings for us. The first is the journey of our…

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Japanese Translation of the Book “Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola” Released

Eight members of NGO Diamonds for Peace (DFP) volunteers had worked on translating the book “Blood Diamond: Corruption and Torture in Angola” written by Rafael Marques de Morais, the Angolan journalist and human rights activist, into Japanese. DFP released Japanese version online. Angola is situated in Southern Africa. It is…

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