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"The people got it right"
At Swissminiatur, President Cassis pays tribute to multilateralism, International Geneva, and Switzerland's decision to join the UN 20 years ago.
10.09.2022
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Enjoy your time abroad, but travel responsibly
Some advice from the FDFA to Swiss citizens to prepare for stays abroad.
AVIS28
Agile Swiss foreign policy
AVIS28, the report on Switzerland's 2028 Foreign Policy Vision, provides impetus for a focused, networked and agile foreign policy.
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Switzerland in the UN Security Council
Switzerland's non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council in 2023/2024 is a continuation of its engagement for peace and security within the UN and throughout the world.
FOREIGN POLICY
Foreign Policy Strategy 2020–23
The thematic focus areas are peace and security, prosperity, sustainability and digitalisation.
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Greater focus and impact
Swiss development cooperation will become more focused, making it more effective. This is reflected in Switzerland's new international cooperation strategy for 2021–24.
EUROPE
History of Swiss–EU relations
The 1972 Free Trade Agreement laid the foundation for Swiss–EU relations, which are now regulated by over 100 bilateral agreements. Switzerland is a reliable and committed partner for the EU, its member states and for the EEA and EFTA states.
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