CIBJO has reached a multilateral cooperation agreement with
the ministry of trade and tourism of the Republic of Peru.
The agreement involves the establishment of a U.S. $6.2 million
training program designed to improve the skills and efficiencies of 12,000
Peruvian jewelry artisans, as a first step to building a sustainable,
responsible and ethical jewellery industry in Peru.
Also party to the agreement are the Peruvian Exporters’
Association and the National Service of Occupational Training in Industry. The agreement was finalized on July 3
in Lima, the Peruvian capital.