Last week the World Jewelry Confederation CIBJO announced that the upcoming 2016 Congress will be taking place in Armenia, October 26-28, with two pre-congress days,from October 24-25.
As reported before, this year for the first time the Congress of this prestigious organization will be held in Armenia. For 5 days heads of more than 40 national associations and international sectoral organizations, owners of famous jewelry companies will begathered to discuss relevant industry issues and ways to solve them.
CIBJO Congresses take place on average once a year, and are hosted by a member organisation, which most often is a national gemstone and jewellery association, in the country where the member organisation is headquartered. The congress itself is held over three days, and is preceded by two days of steering committee meetings.
The CIBJO Congress is also where the programme of World Jewellery Confederation Education Foundation(WJCEF) and CIBJO’s ongoing cooperation with the United Nations is reported upon.