To form a Regional Delphic Council (RDC) – named after the respective region / continent – is considered as the leading regional institution as direct branch of the International Delphic Council. The RDC has to work in close relation with supranational private / public organisations in the respective area and should include existing National Delphic Councils and their national organisations, federations, institutions in arts, culture, and tourism according the Statutes & Bye-Laws of the International Delphic Council is required.
The establishment of a Regional Delphic Council (RDC) at regional & continental level should take place according national law in closest legal relation to the worldwide Head Office, the International Delphic Council. The procedure to establish a RDC should be carried out through the following steps:
- Research to find a renowned initiating person related to the subjects of the Delphic Movement willing and able to successfully invite key persons & decision makers of the region/country to invite respective organisations into a meeting.
- At this information meeting those personalities should be present who are interested in becoming a founding member of the RDC. The success of a future RDC is directly dependent on its acceptance within the respective region / continent and amongst the far-sighted “founding mothers and fathers”.
- The RDC founding has to involve personalities of reasonable number of related nations with respective reputation to assure region & continental wide representation.
- The implementation of a RDC as public benefit non-governmental organisation (NGO) has to be carried out carefully, in accordance to the IDC statutes and properly registered in accordance to national legal requirements.
- After registration of the Regional Delphic Council (RDC) a set of documents, attested by a notary public, i.e. statutes, registration as well as the founding protocol (translated into English) has to be sent to IDC headquarters.
- On having reviewed those documents, the IDC grants official membership – as long as there are no reasons to the contrary.
- The most significant rights and obligations are stated in the IDC statutes and the IDC Bye-laws, i.e. that you are required to acknowledge the Delphic Council at national level as highest authority, to participate in the biannual Delphic Games / Junior Delphic Games / Regional Delphiads and its membership sessions, participation in commissions and meetings.
- Financial obligations are a fee according last IDC Amphictyony resolution