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Under the heading «Documentation» you will find a range of publications on specific foreign-policy issues and speeches together with a collection of parliamentary interventions.

For downloading and ordering, by theme

Speeches of the Head of Department Didier Burkhalter

 Speeches and statements made by Switzerland at the UN
Ordered according to theme and body, since 2004

 Access to official documents
The procedure for gaining access to official documents in accordance with the transparency principle

 Parliamentary interventions
Access the main subjects of interest to the FDFA. Archives concerning Switzerland’s relations with the Middle East and with South Africa, and on Switzerland’s attitude during the Second World War

 Information about Switzerland
Useful information about Switzerland’s people, geography, history, environment, and economy, its scientific, political and cultural life, and about sport and education in Switzerland

 Referendums and elections
Links to information about referenda and elections at federal level

Links to the consultation procedure, and to federal referenda and Parliamentary elections