Illicit Diamonds, Conflict and Terrorism: Hearing Before the Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, February 13, 2002
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia
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Página 10 - I would ask you to please stand and raise your right hand. Do you swear that the testimony you are about to give before this Subcommittee is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you, God? Mr.
Página 3 - Senator Collins. OPENING STATEMENT OF SENATOR COLLINS Senator COLLINS. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I...
Página 59 - Internal Control — Integrated Framework, published by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO Report) are two sources of established criteria auditors can use to support their judgments and conclusions about internal control.
Página 20 - What GAO Found The nature of diamonds and the international diamond industry's operations create opportunities for illicit trade, including trade in conflict diamonds. Diamonds are a high-value commodity easily concealed and transported, are mined in remote areas worldwide, and are virtually untraceable to their original sources. These factors allow diamonds to be used in lieu of currency in arms deals, money laundering, and other crime. Further, there is limited information...
Página 48 - Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia Committee on Governmental Affairs United States Senate The Honorable Constance A.
Página 59 - January 2003, will be credible only if all participants have established internal systems of control designed to eliminate the presence of conflict diamonds in the chain of producing, exporting and importing rough diamonds within their own territories, while taking into account that differences in production methods and trading practices, as well as differences in institutional controls thereof, may require different approaches to meet minimum standards, 1.
Página 6 - STATEMENT OF HON. MIKE DeWINE, A US SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF OHIO Senator DEWINE. Mr. Chairman, thank you very much.
Página 61 - The diamonds herein invoiced have been purchased from legitimate sources not involved in funding conflict and in compliance with United Nations resolutions. The seller hereby guarantees that these diamonds are conflict free, based on personal knowledge and/or written guarantees provided by the supplier of these diamonds.