Newsletter “The Journey” vol.5 Published!

Greetings! Diamonds for Peace has published the 5th issue of the newsletter “The Journey.” The main contents are as follows: Featured article “The Cooperative in Weasua Receives Full-fledged Status.” Strengthening the Skills Necessary to Manage Cooperative and Associated Projects Beekeeping – a Lucrative Side Business for Artisanal Diamond Workers!?- Project…

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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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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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Lecture at Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo “Sustainable Supply Chain of Diamonds to be Constructed by ALL”

  Chie Murakami, founder and director general of Diamonds for Peace (DFP) delivered a lecture titled “Sustainable Supply Chain of Diamonds to be Constructed by ALL” at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo on 10 January 2019. She started by saying that the engagement ring presented by her husband-to-be jolted her…

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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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