Latest News from the Diplomatic Council

VIP Travel Services for DC Members

The Diplomatic Council Corporate offers its members a full range of VIP travel services at about 800 airports all over the world.

DC Business Ambassador Sascha Zilger becomes VP of 10 bil Dollar Swiss Fonds

Sascha Zilger´s Fonds has developed a platform that accesses hundreds of thousands of most relevant sources in a matter of seconds and analyses about 300’000 financial reports and statements for over 10’000 stocks daily.

Protecting our children

The Diplomatic Council Safer Internet for Children Initiative was founded 5 years ago building on the White IT Alliance which is a project launched by the State of Lower Saxony. White IT came into being 8 years ago and is a unique worldwide alliance of over 80 different actors from politics, industry, law enforcement authorities, trade unions, associations, victim protection authorities, science and public administration.

On the occasion of the Diplomatic Council side event at Geneva Peace Week, DC Commissioner for UN Affairs and Chairman of the DC Safer Internet for Children Initiative, Thorsten Nowak, alerted to the danger of the globally increasing sexual abuse against children. The primary objective is to protect the children so a strategy has been developed in order to combat sexual violence against children which consists of legal, preventive and technical actions as well as victim support and therapy for offenders.

Barrier-free

Millions of people live their lives with strict limitations and are not able to participate in the progress made through modern technology because of their disability. They are handicapped because they sit in a wheelchair, are blind or physically or mentally disabled.

DC member Perjan Duro has developed an app for smartphones that enables visually impaired people to regulate their financial transactions. This initiative will be useful for over 30 millions visually impaired people in Europe and more than 43 millions in the USA.

DC presents at Geneva Peace Week

A delegation of six Diplomatic Council members attended the Geneva Peace Week on the occasion of a Diplomatic Council side event at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva. This year, Geneva Peace Week focused on the theme “prevention of violent conflicts” and pursues the guideline of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres who prefers „Diplomacy for Peace“ over the military efforts of the blue helmets.

DC Partner Temos Conference “International Healthcare”

The Diplomatic Council cordially invites to the “Healthcare Abroad & Medical Tourism” annual conference 2017 organized by its partner organisation Temos International, a global hospital certifier from December 3 – 5, 2017 in Duesseldorf (Germany). This year the Temos Conference will have a special focus on the challenges and threats of this upcoming new age in medical care. Big Data, machine learning, individualization, nanotechnologies,  3D printing and so on are some of the many buzzwords that indicate the increasing speed of upcoming changes in every feld of life including medicine. Web based services are now entering the feld of medicine and will dramatically increase their share in the market of the future. Also, patient care in hospitals will proft tremendously from the digital revolution.

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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.

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