TRADE ASSOCIATIONS – CIBJO, World Jewellery Confederation and Birmingham Assay Office reach technical cooperation agreement

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The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and The Birmingham Assay Office (BAO) have announced a significant new partnership, establishing a framework for technical cooperation between the two organisations.

It was signed in Birmingham on June 23, 2023, by Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO, and Doug Henry, CEO and Assay Master of the Birmingham Assay Office.

TRADE ASSOCIATIONS – CIBJO, World Jewellery Confederation and Birmingham Assay Office reach technical cooperation agreement

Doug Henry (left), CEO and Assay Master of the Birmingham Assay Office, and Gaetano Cavalieri, President of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO), after signing the partnership agreement between BAO and CIBJO, in Birmingham, United Kingdom, on June 23, 2023.

Marking a major milestone in the industry, the agreement maps out a programme of cooperation that will focus on areas such as information exchange, joint research, technical assistance, and initiatives promoting best practices, harmonisation of standards, and consumer protection.