Giving a speaker presentation at the conference “Making Futures 2019”

Hello, everyone. I’m Chie, the founder and Director General for Diamonds for Peace (DFP). On September 19, 2019, the conference “Making Futures 2019” was held at Plymouth College of Art in the United Kingdom. The main theme of “Making Futures 2019” was “People, Place, Meaning: Crafting Social worlds & Social…

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Speaker Presentation at DePaul University

DePaul University, an accredited university in Chicago, hosted Diamonds for Peace founder Chie Murakami as a featured guest speaker on 28th October 2019. Chie presented DFP’s work in Liberia to students in DePaul’s Climate Change course. Chie explained that there is a high level of environmental degradation associated with diamond…

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2019 Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference

Jewelers, designers, miners, NGOs, and industry professionals from small to large companies gathered in Chicago’s south loop for the third annual Responsible Jewelry Conference on 25th and 26th October 2019. The weekend was filled with one of a kind speaker presentations and lively panel discussions. People’s diverse backgrounds made for…

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Event Report on TICAD7 Side Event “Symposium on the Artisanal Diamond Mining in West Africa”

On the last day of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) 30th August 2019 in Yokohama, Diamonds for Peace (DFP) held an official side event called “Symposium on the Artisanal Diamond Mining in West Africa”. The audience at the event was filled with Japanese and African government officials,…

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Newsletter “The Journey” vol.2 published!

Greetings! Diamonds for Peace (DFP) publishes the newsletter “The Journey” to share the latest information, progress, plan and challenges with its supporters. I’m pleased to announce that we have published vol.2 last month. The digital version of The Journey is now available online. You can download it from: http://diamondsforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/The-Journey2.pdf We’d…

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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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