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Below you will find an overview of all AWDC departments.

Diamond Office

Diamond Office (DO) is responsible for streamlining all diamond shipments imported to or exported from Belgium. Each shipment is physically checked and verified by sworn experts, under surveillance of the Belgian government.

Tel: +32 3 222 05 31

Business Intelligence

The Business Intelligence department consists of the following aspects: knowledge, collective memory and technical work for the World Diamond Council and the diamond experts Working Group of the Kimberley Process.

Tel.: +32 3 222 07 00

Business Development

Business Development is continuously looking for new markets and possibilities to expand Antwerp’s network worldwide.

Tel.: +32 3 222 07 16

Public Affairs

The Public Affairs department leads and coordinates AWDC's advocacy vis-à-vis regional, national and supranational government bodies. The department informs policymakers about developments in the Antwerp diamond industry and advocates its interests. In addition, Public Affairs represents AWDC on various platforms and in organizations at the regional, national and international level. This department also drives AWDC's sustainability agenda, a key global public policy issue. Lastly, Public Affairs acts as the focal point of the Administrative Support Mechanism (ASM) of the Kimberley Process and carries out the task of "Knowledge Management and Institutional Memory" within the ASM.

Tel.: +32 3 222 07 10

PR & Communications

The Public Relations & Communications department promotes Antwerp as the world’s leading diamond hub. This is done through the organization and coordination of numerous activities in Belgium and abroad, such as participation in trade fairs and organizing national and international events including PR & prospecting missions, B2B network events, conferences and royal and economic missions.

Tel.: +32 3 222 05 01

Legal/ Compliance & HR

The Legal & Compliance department handles the legal dossiers, advises diamantaires and implements legislation in the diamond industry. This department also works actively to foster transparency in the industry.

The HR department provides employees with answers concerning HR policy. HR creates a framework within which all AWDC employees can perform their work in a driven and motivated manner. In addition this department renders services to the industry.

Legal: +32 3 222 05 03

Human Resources: +32 3 222 05 07

Finance

The Finance Department coordinates all financial aspects of the organization.

Tel.: +32 3 222 07 70

Operations

Operations provides support within AWDC in the field of ICT, Security, Facility and Purchasing.