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A. Maintenance of international peace and security

The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict

This item was included in the agenda of the fifty-fifth session of the General Assembly, in 2000, at the request of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (A/55/231).

The General Assembly considered this item at its fifty-fifth to sixty-first sessions (resolutions 55/56, 56/263, 57/302, 58/290, 59/144, 60/182 and 61/28).

At its sixty-second session, the General Assembly welcomed the successful consensual outcomes of the plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process hosted by the European Commission in Brussels from 5 to 8 November 2007; also welcomed the admission in 2007 of Liberia, Turkey and the Congo; further welcomed the selection of India as Chair and Namibia as Vice-Chair of the Process for 2008; and requested the Chair of the Kimberley Process to submit to the Assembly at its sixty-third session a report on the implementation of the Process (resolution 62/11).


References for the sixty-second session (agenda item 13)

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Source: A/63/100