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Politorbis
Foreign Policy Report
Foreign Policy Strategy 2012–2015
Swiss Neutrality
Conditionality in Foreign Policy
Politorbis

Politorbis N° 55 – L’eau – ça ne coule pas toujours de source

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This magazine on Swiss foreign policy publishes articles written by experts. It appears two or three times a year. The articles are published usually in the language in which they were written. The contents do not necessarily reflect the views of the FDFA.

Politorbis N° 55 (1/2013) –  «L’eau – ça ne coule pas toujours de source» (pdf, 1113 Kb)

Publication: December 2013
Number of pages: 36
Language: fr

Orders:  politorbis@eda.admin.ch  
Price: free

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Foreign Policy Report

Aussenpolitischer Bericht 2011

© Conseil fédéral suisse

The Report provides an overview of Swiss foreign policy. It shows how Switzerland can exercise influence in an increasingly inter-connected international environment and identifies the instruments that enable it to do so. It also describes the main foreign policy activities.

 Foreign Policy Report 2013 (pdf, 604 Kb) (fr) 

Publication: 2014
Number of pages: 128
Languages: de/fr/it

Orders: http://www.bundespublikationen.ch/ www.bundespublikationen.ch 
(only available in German, French or Italian) 
Price: subject to costs

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Foreign Policy Strategy 2012–2015

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 (325 x 456)
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The booklet includes the strategic axes of Swiss foreign policy and the priorities for the legislative period 2012-2015, further developing relations with neighbouring states and with the EU; the increased commitment to global stability; strengthening and diversifying strategic partnerships and the multilateral engagement; and supporting Swiss citizens living or travelling abroad.

 Foreign Policy Strategy 2012–2015 (pdf, 3598 Kb)

Publication: 2012
Number of pages: 26
Language: fr/de/it/en

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Price: free

 Media release, 02.03.2012


Swiss Neutrality

Swiss neutrality

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© DDPS/FDFA

 
This brochure examines the legal, historical and political aspects of neutrality.

 Swiss Neutrality (pdf, 1894 Kb)

Publication: 2004
Number of pages: 24
Languages: de/fr/it/en

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In English only available in PDF.

Conditionality in Foreign Policy

Conditionnalité dans la politique étrangère

© Conseil fédéral suisse


Federal Council Report, of 25 August 2010, on the implementation of conditionality in foreign policy, in fulfilment of the Leuthard postulate 02.3591 of 3 October 2002 

http://www.deza.admin.ch/fr/Accueil/La_DDC/La_DDC_en_bref/ressources/resource_fr_209956.pdf Report (fr)