Spring festival with India on April 22

This year's partner country of the Diplomatic Council Spring Festival is India, the world's largest democracy. The Indian Consul General B.S. Mubarak will present his country on April 22 in Frankfurt/Germany, discuss current developments and answer questions. Members and guests are welcome!



Quantum computIng on March 19

The quantum leap in artificial intelligence has taken most people and companies by surprise. Quantum computing is considered the "next big thing". If you don't want to be surprised by it, you are welcome to find out more about quantum computing on March 19 in Frankfurt.



New DC Mission South/East Africa

The Diplomatic Council has expanded its global reach with a new mission for South and East Africa. Felix Zuckschwerdt, who is based in Mauritius, has been appointed Head of Mission. He is a recognised expert in the field of transformation projects in the technology and energy sector.


Inaugural Ambassadors’ Ball Thailand 2024

An Evening of Elegance and Diplomacy: Thailand's Inaugural Ambassadors' Ball 2024

The Diplomatic Council takes great pride in presenting Thailand's Inaugural Ambassadors' Ball, a prestigious event set to transcend the realms of diplomacy and business. This grand affair, scheduled for the 8th of March 2024, at the Grande Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, promises an evening of sophistication, cultural exchange, and meaningful connections.


New Global SME Forum

The Diplomatic Council has launched a new Global SME Forum to support SMEs worldwide. SME stands for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.

Chairwoman Dr. Mirjam Ringer


Success in France: DC Membership recognized for tax purposes

DC Head of Mission France, Mr. Maxime Boyer, has succeeded in ensuring that a Diplomatic Council membership is tax-deductible for French companies and individuals. What can be summarized in one sentence was actually months of negotiation with the French tax authorities. The tax deductibility is an important step for the further expansion of the Diplomatic Council in France.


Green methanol consortium founded

Diplomatic Council (DC) member Jean Pütz, together with DC Chairman Andreas Dripke, has explained it in detail in his new book "Prosperity and economic growth without regrets, climate rescue yes - deindustrialization no!", ISBN 978-3-98674-104-4): Green methanol can replace fossil fuels as a global energy source.

Investments in the double-digit billion range secured

Thought Leadership

E-fuels instead of e-cars

Diplomatic Council member Frank Obrist is CEO of the Obrist Group*

"Every mile a car travels with e-fuels improves the climate."

Thought Leadership

Visiting a country at war

by Diplomatic Council Member Jochen M. Richter

After months of preparation, I travel to Ukraine for my opening lecture at the Catholic University in Lviv about EU integration. The country’s civil society is keen to learn what their path to the EU means and how they can accompany this complex process.

Thought Leadership

China overtakes EU in clean energy

By Diplomatic Council member Karlheinz Zuerl*

Current study by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) counteracts the EU's "de-risking" strategy towards China