Domains and Themes


Drinking water for people and sanitation, and water for food and natural balance.

Disaster risk reduction, emergency relief and reconstruction

Saving lives and covering the basic needs of victims, and repair damage repaired as quickly as possible.

Climate change

Reduce human induced greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to climate change.

Fragility and violence impede poverty reduction

It is estimated that worldwide more than 40 states are beset by violence and conflict, affecting a total population of some 1.5 billion.

Basic Services and Livelihoods

Switzerland strives to reduce conflict potential and improve living conditions through service delivery and the improved integration of refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants within national development plans of host societies.

Gender equality

Equal opportunities for men and women in all development processes, for a balanced society.