Gaborone and Vienna battle to host Kimberley Process headquarters

President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi and Minister-President Jan Jambon, in Brussels on 17 February.
President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi and Minister-President Jan Jambon, in Brussels on 17 February. © Flanders Chancellery and Foreign Office
Botswana is lobbying to host the permanent secretariat of the Kimberley Process diamond certification scheme, with Austria and China also in the race. President Masisi used a recent EU-AU summit to fight for his cause. [...] (392 words)
Issue dated 23/02/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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