Uniting governments, civil society and the wider industry, the Kimberley Process (KP) defines conflict diamonds as: ‘rough diamonds used to finance wars against governments’ - around the world.
How the Kimberley Process
What are the rules?
Satisfy ‘minimum requirements’ and establish national legislation, institutions and import/export controls
Commit to transparent practices and to the exchange of critical statistical data
Trade only with fellow members who also satisfy the fundamentals of the agreement
Certify shipments as conflict-free and provide the supporting certification