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DC Gala 2017

The Diplomatic Council Gala 2017 Film

The DC Gala 2017 was ceremoniously opened by Secretary General Hang Nguyen and Founding President Buddhi Athauda. The evening was packed with highlights including H.E. Ambassador Dato‘ Zulkifli Adnan inauguration as new DC President, Neven Subotić introduction as new DC member, DC Global Media Innovator awarded to US company Emblematic, DC Information Society Prize for “Home Smartification” and a great performance by star pianist Albert Frantz as well as exciting songs from five continents performed by Stefanie Rhein. The DC Gala 2017 Film, produced by Nana Domena and his team, shows the highlights of this festive evening.

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Re-Certification of Metropolitan Hospital in Athens, Greece

Congratulations to the colleagues of Metropolitan Hospital in Athens on the successful DC Temos re-certification of its “Excellence in Medical Tourism” and “Quality in International Patient Care”! Since 2014 Temos has been cooperating with the Diplomatic Council which enjoys special consultative status with the United Nations. As Temos certified partners all medical service providers and medical travel coordinators are also approved as “DC Preferred Partner”, an exclusive added value for Temos certified partners.

DC updates Code of Ethics

The Diplomatic Council (DC) has updated its Code of Ethics under the new Presidency of Ambassador H.E. Dato‘ Zulkifli Adnan. The DC was established as a Global Think Tank with the objective to serve as a bridge between diplomacy, economy and society. Diplomatic Council members share the idea that economic diplomacy provides a solid foundation for international understanding and a more peaceful interaction amongst nations. The Diplomatic Council is driven by the strong desire to assist social and humanitarian initiatives in order to help the less privileged ones. The DC Code of Ethics provides the framework of the governing principles applicable equally to all its members and partners.

DC Global Media Innovator 2017 for Emblematic Group

The Diplomatic Council (DC) a United Nations accredited global think tank, has named US-based Emblematic Group, a leading creator of immersive virtual, augmented and mixed reality experiences, as the recipient of the DC Global Media Innovator (GMI) 2017. Founded by Nonny de la Peña known as the “Godmother of virtual reality,” Emblematic Group pioneered the medium of virtual reality documentary films. This was announced at the Diplomatic Council All Nations Gala 2017 .

Diplomatic Council starts Global Social Entrepreneurship Forum

The Diplomatic Council Global Social Entrepreneurship Forum will focus on the possible impact of social innovation on the economy and society. The objective is to promote Social Entrepreneurship as a tool for social change in politics, business, civil society, and within the United Nations.

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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.