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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, as a supplementary item at the request of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (A/55/231), and was considered at that session (resolution 55/56).

The General Assembly also considered this item at its fifty-sixth to sixtieth sessions (resolutions 56/263, 57/302, 58/290, 59/144 and 60/182).

At its sixty-first session, the General Assembly welcomed the progress achieved at the plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process held in Gaborone, Botswana, from 6 to 9 November 2006; also welcomed the important progress made in the implementation of the peer review mechanism in the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme; welcomed the succession of the European Community as Chair and India as Vice-Chair of the Process for 2007; and requested the Chair of the Kimberley Process to submit to the Assembly at its sixty-second session a report on the implementation of the Process (resolution 61/28).

References for the sixty-first session (agenda item 10)