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Conflict Diamonds

Aujourd’hui, l’Union européenne a officiellement succédé à l’Australie à la tête du processus de Kimberley. L’UE présidera l’initiative internationale visant à endiguer le commerce des diamants de la guerre tout au long de l’année 2018.

A União Europeia sucedeu hoje formalmente à Austrália na presidência do Processo de Kimberley e irá liderar a iniciativa internacional para combater o comércio de diamantes de sangue ao longo de 2018.

Today, the European Union takes over the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process, aimed to ensure sustainable and conflict-free trade in diamonds. Under the leadership of High Representative Vice President Federica Mogherini, the EU will head this international initiative to stem the trade in conflict diamonds during 2018.

The European Union is committed to preventing international trade in minerals from intensifying or perpetuating conflict, with an aim to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. Throughout 2018 the EU holds the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process, aimed to ensure sustainable and conflict-free trade in diamonds.

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