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SDG 2017 Report – Time for Action!

In adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, world leaders resolved to free humanity from poverty, secure a healthy planet for future generations, and build peaceful, inclusive societies as a foundation for ensuring lives of dignity for all. This collective journey has at its heart a promise to leave no one behind. The 2030 Agenda […]

Cooperation for Pakistan

The Diplomatic Focus Magazine and the Diplomatic Council have entered into a strategic cooperation for Pakistan. The Diplomatic Council is a global think tank and business network in consultative status with the United Nations. Members include Prime Ministers, Ambassadors, Presidents, CEO’s of international corporations and global key influencers.

DC Benelux announces DC Planet in Transition Symposium

Diplomatic Council Benelux has the pleasure to announce their “DC Planet in Transition” Symposium which will be organized on Friday 1st September 2017 at the Wereldmuseum during the start of the 40th Anniversary of World Port Days in Rotterdam. The UN Sustainability Goals are giving the framework for the new ‘normal’ whereas the DC Benelux team is providing a platform for frontrunners into concrete local, regional and (inter-)national actions thereby aiming at horizontal multi-stakeholder co-creation. The key note speakers at the symposium will address their views and share their concrete actions in the fields of social transition, energy transition and raw material transition.

GS Global Investments with 5 bil € for infrastructure projects

GS Global Investments, corporate member of the Diplomatic Council, has launched a program promoting infrastructure projects. DC corporate members proposing potential financing projects and/or connections to high level governmental officials should address the General Secretariat of the Diplomatic Council. The same applies to other investors seeking to identify specific projects. Last year, the project volume “routed” by the Diplomatic Council amounted to more than 1 billion euros. Key areas were real estate and infrastructure projects as well as company holdings.

Invite the Diplomatic Council to your company

Companies are given the possibility to invite the UN accredited think tank Diplomatic Council (DC) to their premises, in order to debate on issues that are crucial for them as well as their clients. (“DC on-site”).

Diplomatic Council advises the UN

The Diplomatic Council (DC) unites a think tank, a business network and a charity foundation in one single organization. DC members believe that a prosperous economy significantly contributes to (social) peace. In order to fulfill this mission, the United Nations (UN) have admitted the Diplomatic Council to its Advisory Board. (UN consultative status).

Thailand’s ambassador new member of the Diplomatic Council

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand in Berlin, His Excellency Dr. Dhiravat Bhumichitr, joined the Diplomatic Council as new member. The solemn inauguration took place within the framework of the Salon Diplomatique et Economique in the presence of more than 80 invited guests. The Ambassador of Thailand proudly received the admission certificate and the DC Status Card Gold on Ribbon, so as to wear it on his lapel and thereby showing his affiliation with the Diplomatic Council at the highest rank.

Diplomatic Council

The Diplomatic Council (DC) is a United Nations (UN) accredited, global Think Tank founded with the objective to serve as a bridge between diplomacy, economy and society.

A thriving economy bringing prosperity to mankind is one of the best guarantors for peace. As members the Diplomatic Council welcomes not solely representatives of the diplomatic or consular corps but also personalities from industry, politics, society, culture and sports. The DC network encompasses more than 5000 personalities worldwide.

The main aim of the Diplomatic Council is to contribute the combined power of diplomacy and business for peace everywhere on earth. Worldwide cooperation is the only instrument which may help in solving international problems on any level: economical, social, cultural or humanitarian.

The Diplomatic Council is a United Nations registered Civil Society Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and shall follow the principles of the charter of the United Nations Organization. The respect of human rights and fundamental freedom of people without differentiation in races, gender or religion should be cultivated and strengthened. The Diplomatic Council belongs to the “integrated Civil Society Organizations” (iCSO) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) which is responsible for the interaction between civil society organizations like the Diplomatic Council and the United Nations Organization.