Latest News from the Diplomatic world of the DC

DC Publishing at DC Executive Club

The Diplomatic Council is establishing its own publishing house with the purpose to provide better opportunities to its members to present their thoughts to the public. DC Publishing will accept only DC members as authors. Markus Miksch, author and ghostwriter, is named Publishing Director in addition to his current position as Director DC Chapter Frankfurt.

New director for Indochina

Xuan Tinh Herfort has been appointed new Director Indochina taking over responsibility for Diplomatic Council activities in the mainland areas of southeast Asia including Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. In addition to the political, economic and cultural engagement, Xuan Herfort will focus on travels and excursions to mentioned countries, particularly as she is the CEO of Indochina Travels, a travel specialist for Asia.

White Paper “Chemistry creates prosperity”

With a new White Paper by Dr. Holger Bengs, Chairman of the DC Global Chemistry Forum, the Diplomatic Council is becoming involved in Chemistry for the first time. Chemistry is changing: with more sustainable processes, Green Chemistry and new market participants. This is where Start-ups play an increasingly important role. Chemistry is redefining itself: away from being just the inventors of new molecules and materials towards becoming a problem-solving industry with many players from other disciplines.

Diplomatic Council announces shortlist for the Global Media Innovator 2018

The board members of the Diplomatic Council´s Global Media Innovator 2018 have decided on the shortlist for this year’s competition. The selection was made from a long list of 17 companies that were suggested by the board member’s networks. The 2018 Innovator will be presented during the annual DC Gala at the Grand Hotel Hessischer Hof in Frankfurt (Germany) on February 2.

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.

DC launches Chemical Industry Forum

The Diplomatic Council has established a Chemical Industry Forum headed by Dr. Holger Bengs, a long-time corporate member.

The forum will become active for the first time on February 23 when new Chairman Dr. Holger Bengs host his „European Chemistry Partnering“ in Frankfurt. More than 200 companies from over 22 countries have already registered. Unlike the conventional conferences, the participants will not need to listen to lengthy lectures and presentations but can meet their target audience based on mutual interests. For this purpose, each participant can provide his profile with all information about himself to other attendants and take advantage of the business matching in advance of the conference.