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Profile of registrant

Independent Diplomat

Identification number in the register: 71462686997-10
Registration date: 21/10/11 21:02:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/12/14 17:28:48
The date of the last annual update was 24/09/14 14:59:48

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Independent Diplomat
Acronym: ID
Legal status: 501(c)3 non-profit organisation
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Carne Ross
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Carne Ross
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 45 East 20th St 6th floor
New York 10003
Telephone number: (+1) 2125948295
Fax number: (+1) 2125948430
Other contact information: Brussels office:

Boulevard Charlemagne 1
1041 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 230 0650
Fax: +32 2 230 9624

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Independent Diplomat (ID) is a unique, non-profit advisory group in the world of diplomacy.

ID provides confidential advice and practical assistance in diplomatic strategy and technique to governments, political groups, international organisations and NGOs. We work to amplify the voices of those who have most at stake in diplomatic processes. Our work thus promotes greater inclusiveness in diplomacy, and contributes to more just and sustainable solutions to international problems and conflict.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Zuleikha Mohammed 25/09/14 18/03/15
Aaron Yeganeh 09/10/14 07/10/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Contact with EU institutions regarding Western Sahara, Somaliland and international climate change negotiations.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Enlargement
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 16
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 1,845,000
of which public financing: 774,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 774,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 1,071,000
- donations: 620,000
- contributions from members:
Client fees : 451,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 400000  € - 450000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

ID is a non-profit organisation supported by donations from, governments, foundations and individual donors, as well as by fees from our clients who have the means.

Our foundation donors have included:

ACE Rule of Law Fund
David & Elaine Potter Charitable Foundation
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Humanity United
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Mertz Gilmore Foundation
National Endowment for Democracy
Oak Foundation
Open Society Institute
Sigrid Rausing Trust
Skoll Foundation
TckTckTck Campaign
Winston Foundation

The Government of Finland
The Government of Liechtenstein
The Government of Switzerland
The Government of Norway
UK - The Department for International Development (DFID)

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.