its founding in 1925, the Society of Foreign Consuls in New York
has represented the world's largest diplomatic community.
unique organisation, whose members are gathered from the 100+
NYC-based Consulates General, is steered by an Executive Committee
made up of elected members representing all countries via the
following regional groupings - Europe, Africa, West & South
Asia, North & South America, the Caribbean & Central America
and East Asia & Western Pacific.
Society works to safeguard the interests and rights of its members
as defined in international law or as established through usage.
arrange useful forums and briefings with local, state and federal
authorities and regular
charitable and social events for members and guests.
Society has regularly held fundraising events and we
have a long and proud philanthropic record.
In November 1988, for example, the Society honoured former US
President Jimmy Carter and were pleased to make a substantial
contribution that year to Habitat For Humanity.
Other beneficiaries of the more than $750,000 raised in recent
years by the Society include Special Olympics, St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital, Paul Newman's Hole In The Wall Gang Camp and
the children's programs of CARE International.
Society strives to promote good relations between the NYC Consular
Corps and our hosts, New York City and the United States of America.