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Swiss President Alain Berset visits Japan, meets with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

12.04.2018 — Local news Japan
On April 12, the President of the Swiss Confederation arrived in Japan for an official visit and met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The official talks addressed bilateral relations including economic policy and international issues. Mr. Alain Berset also attended a health conference on April 14.








2nd Swiss Seminar Held in Nara City

24.01.2018 — Local news Japan
The Nara Prefectural Government organized the 2nd Swiss Seminar to focus on the vocational education and training system of Switzerland.



Human Rights Day 2017

10.12.2017 — Media release Japan
In exactly one year from today, on 10 December 2018, Switzerland together with the international community will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which 70 years after its adoption, remains of unequivocal relevance. Human rights are a necessity for our societies, an invaluable ingredient to boost peace and stability and to foster sustainable development. Human rights are at the heart of the values represented by Switzerland and its political model, which is founded on the principles of democracy, non-discrimination, gender equality, peaceful coexistence, and mutual respect among people having different religious, linguistic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Switzerland calls upon its partners to join it in making this Human Rights Day 2017 a day of unequivocal relevance for the promotion and the protection of human rights.



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