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
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 2012 (pdf, 473 Kb) (fr)
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)
Number of pages: 26
Media release, 02.03.2012
This brochure examines the legal, historical and political aspects of neutrality.
Swiss Neutrality (pdf, 1894 Kb)
Number of pages: 24
In English only available in PDF.
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