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South Africa: June 13 Briefing with Pamela Fierst-Walsh, Senior Advisor for Conflict Minerals and U.S. Focal Point for the Kimberley Process on the Kimberley Process Intercessional

Senior Advisor Fierst-Walsh will provide a briefing on the Kimberley Process Intercessional and take questions from participating journalists 

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 8, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- EVENT:
Please join us on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 for a telephonic press briefing with Pamela Fierst-Walsh, Senior Advisor for Conflict Minerals and the Kimberley Process. Senior Advisor Fierst-Walsh will provide a briefing on the Kimberley Process Intercessional and take questions from participating journalists.

BACKGROUND:

The Kimberley Process (KP) is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative created to increase transparency and oversight in the diamond industry in order to eliminate trade in conflict diamonds, or rough diamonds sold by rebel groups or their allies to fund conflict against legitimate governments. The KP, which became operational in 2003, controls trade in rough diamonds between participating countries through domestic implementation of a certification scheme that makes the trade more transparent and secure; and prohibits trade with non-participants.

DETAILS: 

Speaker: Pamela Fierst-Walsh, Senior Advisor for Conflict Minerals and U.S. Focal Point for the Kimberley Process
Date: June 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 GMT/14:00 SAST/15:00 EAT

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Ground Rules: On the record.
Dial-in Info: To be provided once you RSVP
RSVP: RSVP to afmediahub@state.gov

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