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Kimberley Process (KP) members must act on the overwhelming evidence of Zimbabwe's failure to comply with the minimum requirements of the rough diamond certification scheme, said civil society groups today, ahead of the... read more
A week after the launch of its report on lack of transparency in the oil revenue sharing agreement between north and south Sudan, campaign group Global Witness has welcomed indications from the authorities in Khartoum... read more
One week after the launch of its report on the lack of transparency in the oil revenue sharing agreement between north and south Sudan, campaign group Global Witness has welcomed a public commitment by the Government of... read more
Download the press release Olje for utvikling pressemelding View the general press release for Global Witness' new report 'Fuelling Mistrust'  Norway’s Oil for Development programme does not have sufficient... read more
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should put a strong emphasis on how best to manage natural resource wealth and avoid conflict and corruption on her official tour of Africa this week, said campaign group Global... read more
War and the militarisation of mining in eastern congo - a report by Global Witness July 2009   Read the report   Press Release and Audio   Press Release - Global Witness uncovers foreign companies’ links... read more
Campaign group Global Witness today welcomed calls for the suspension of Zimbabwe from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, set up to stop the trade in blood diamonds, and called on participant governments to act... read more
  A coalition of civil society organisations acknowledged some progress at the close of the sixth Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process Certification Scheme in Windhoek, Namibia this week but said that more... read more
Civil Society Groups warn effectiveness of Kimberley Process compromised A landmark scheme established in 2003 to prevent trade in conflict diamonds is potentially failing in its objectives, campaigners said today.... read more
For immediate release: 5 June, 2009 Global Witness today paid tribute to the efforts and commitment of Ian Smillie, a founding member of the Kimberley Process, who has decided to end his participation in the rough... read more
  PRESS RELEASE Friday, 12 December 2008   Conflict diamond scheme must suspend Zimbabwe Members of the Kimberley Process (KP) Civil Society Coalition are calling upon the KP to suspend Zimbabwe from the... read more
PRESS RELEASE Embargoed to October 28, 2008 Download report here LOUPE HOLES IN THE KIMBERLEY PROCESS Gateway for Conflict Diamonds As the Kimberley Process (KP) rough diamond certification scheme's fifth year draws to... read more
Human rights defenders prevented from meeting victims of Kilwa massacre Katanga governor stops activists from flying to Kilwa ACIDH, ASADHO, Global Witness and RAID today condemned blatant tactics by government... read more
Kimberley Process (KP) members must act on the overwhelming evidence of Zimbabwe's failure to comply with the minimum requirements of the rough diamond certification scheme, said civil society groups today, ahead of the... read more
A week after the launch of its report on lack of transparency in the oil revenue sharing agreement between north and south Sudan, campaign group Global Witness has welcomed indications from the authorities in Khartoum... read more
One week after the launch of its report on the lack of transparency in the oil revenue sharing agreement between north and south Sudan, campaign group Global Witness has welcomed a public commitment by the Government of... read more
Download the press release Olje for utvikling pressemelding View the general press release for Global Witness' new report 'Fuelling Mistrust'  Norway’s Oil for Development programme does not have sufficient... read more
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should put a strong emphasis on how best to manage natural resource wealth and avoid conflict and corruption on her official tour of Africa this week, said campaign group Global... read more
War and the militarisation of mining in eastern congo - a report by Global Witness July 2009   Read the report   Press Release and Audio   Press Release - Global Witness uncovers foreign companies’ links... read more
Campaign group Global Witness today welcomed calls for the suspension of Zimbabwe from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, set up to stop the trade in blood diamonds, and called on participant governments to act... read more
  A coalition of civil society organisations acknowledged some progress at the close of the sixth Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process Certification Scheme in Windhoek, Namibia this week but said that more... read more
Civil Society Groups warn effectiveness of Kimberley Process compromised A landmark scheme established in 2003 to prevent trade in conflict diamonds is potentially failing in its objectives, campaigners said today.... read more
For immediate release: 5 June, 2009 Global Witness today paid tribute to the efforts and commitment of Ian Smillie, a founding member of the Kimberley Process, who has decided to end his participation in the rough... read more
  PRESS RELEASE Friday, 12 December 2008   Conflict diamond scheme must suspend Zimbabwe Members of the Kimberley Process (KP) Civil Society Coalition are calling upon the KP to suspend Zimbabwe from the... read more
PRESS RELEASE Embargoed to October 28, 2008 Download report here LOUPE HOLES IN THE KIMBERLEY PROCESS Gateway for Conflict Diamonds As the Kimberley Process (KP) rough diamond certification scheme's fifth year draws to... read more
Human rights defenders prevented from meeting victims of Kilwa massacre Katanga governor stops activists from flying to Kilwa ACIDH, ASADHO, Global Witness and RAID today condemned blatant tactics by government... read more
Click here to read the report. Global Witness and Integrity Watch Afghanistan today called on the Afghan government – and candidates in the country’s Presidential election – to commit to stronger protections against... read more
Version française ici According to a former partner at Ernst & Young, the global accountancy firm turned a blind eye when a report of major audit failures at Dubai’s biggest gold refinery went unpublished. A Global... read more
War and the militarisation of mining in eastern congo - a report by Global Witness July 2009   Read the report   Press Release and Audio   Press Release - Global Witness uncovers foreign companies’ links... read more
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