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WDC to Meet in NYC for September AGM

Aug 7, 2016 8:49 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... The World Diamond Council (WDC) will hold its next annual general meeting in New York in September.

The event will run from September 7 to 9 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the WDC announced. Issues to be discussed include the current agenda of the Kimberley Process (KP) and the implementation of the WDC’s first-ever strategic plan. Delegates will also talk about the WDC’s planned new communications platform aimed at positioning the group as the industry's voice to respond to issues related to the KP and conflict diamonds.

The meeting will also focus on the upcoming KP plenary meeting taking place later this year in Dubai.

The AGM will be hosted by the newly formed United States Jewelry Council (USJC), the body that brings together the views and actions of the U.S. jewelry trade associations regarding responsible and sustainable sourcing.

The sessions will start on the afternoon of September 7 with the first of two WDC board of directors meetings. Maurice Tempelsman, chairman of the board of Lazare Kaplan International, will deliver the keynote address on September 8, joined by a number of high profile speakers from the diamond industry and government.
Tags: AGMs, Conflict Diamonds, events, Kimberley Process, KP, Lazare Kaplan International, Maurice Tempelsman, meetings, new york, Rapaport News, United States Jewelry Council, USJC, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, WDC, World Diamond Council
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