The government is committed to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme’s reform agenda amid proposals by the plenary to start the implementation of some of the reforms.
The KPCS family converged in Brisbane, Australia, for the plenary session amid pressure to reform the organisation in line with the obtaining environment.
The plenary session has set up an adhoc committee to spearhead the reform agenda which will see the setting up of a permanent secretariat by the first quarter of the year.
Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the plenary session Attorney General Advocate Prince Machaya said government is committed towards the reform agenda which will improve organisational abilities.
The plenary session has endorsed the European Union as the next chair for the KP family for 2018 and will be deputised by India.
Besides the setting up of a permanent secretariat, funding of the non-governmental organisation has also been agreed upon.