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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.
There a numerous reasons to apply for a Diplomatic Council membership. Each and every application is reviewed by the DC Ambassadors Circle to guarantee highest membership quality.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Thanks to the generous sponsoring of the German-American Business Association, all guests attending the DC Gala received their pictures as photo prints free of charge. We say a big thank you to Andreas C. Neumann, Chairman of the German-American Business Association and Head of DC Mission Munich as well as to DC corporate member PicturePartners, who professionally organised the photo shooting for all members and guests at the moment they reach the ball rooms.
Under the Consultative Status with the United Nations, the Diplomatic Council (DC) has created the DC Project Management Excellence Award (DC PMEA). It is an international contest developed to recognize projects that support the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and have established and utilized within their projects and organization first class project management. The DC Project Management Excellence Award will be awarded at the DC Summer Celebration scheduled in June 2017 at the DC Executive Club in Frankfurt/Germany.
Dr. Ralf Braun, Chairman of the DC Project Management Forum, explains: “The DC Project Management Excellence Award is open for all DC corporate members and all organisations and their corporate members in MoU status with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Diplomatic Council.”