Federal Department of Foreign Affairs



The flags of the EU and Switzerland. © keystone

Bilateral way

The bilateral approach allows Switzerland to represent its interests with the EU in the best way. The Federal Council is aiming to conclude an institutional agreement to revive this approach.
A woman carries a child in a Syrian refugee camp. © SDC

Commitment in Syria

Switzerland provides humanitarian aid to protect and help the people affected by the crisis both in Syria and its neighbouring countries.
The emergency medical services put in place by Médecins Sans Frontières – Switzerland in Minkamann treat almost 100,000 South Sudanese. / © MSF

Switzerland’s aid to the displaced persons in South Sudan

The fighting which broke out in December 2013 forced 300,000 South Sudanese people into exile. And over a million internally displaced people live in very poor conditions. The SDC is involved in the region in various ways.

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