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New FDFA strategy: Switzerland strengthens its commitment to gender equality and women's rights

15.09.2017 — Media release Macedonia

Switzerland's commitment to promoting gender equality and realising women's rights is set to become broader and more coherent. With its first Gender Equality and Women's Rights Strategy the FDFA will implement a comprehensive instrument based on concrete measures. Realising gender equality means creating better prospects for everyone to the benefit of society as a whole. This foreign policy strategy is thus a contribution by Switzerland to achieving peace and security, human rights, sustainable development and prosperity throughout the world.

Ambassador Suter meets Prime Minister Zaev

27.07.2017 — Local news Macedonia

The Ambassador Suter met Prime Minister Zaev, and reaffirmed the Swiss support to Macedonia in the aspirations to join the European Union and NATO.

Call for proposals for cultural projects

01.07.2017 — Local news Macedonia

Culture creates space for a free flow of ideas between individuals and communities. By promoting dialogue and freedom of expression, it contributes to a vibrant and diverse society. As part of its cooperation programme, the Embassy of Switzerland in Macedonia is launching for the first time a Call for proposals for cultural projects.

Report on effectiveness of Swiss cooperation projects in the field of employment

27.06.2017 — Media release Macedonia

Independent experts had a close look at Swiss cooperation projects in the field of employment around the world to find out how effectively these interventions improved employment and income generation. Almost 85 per cent of interventions received effectiveness scores in the range of "very good" to "satisfactory".

10 years of contribution to the enlarged EU: efforts pay off

20.06.2017 — Media release Macedonia

The 10-year implementation period for Switzerland’s enlargement contribution to the 10 central and eastern European countries that joined the EU in 2004 came to an end on 14 June 2017. Under the contribution, Parliament approved a total of CHF 1 billion to implement 210 projects which have helped reduce economic and social disparities among broad sections of the population living in the EU.

Festive launch of the new Swiss Cooperation Strategy

07.06.2017 — Local news Macedonia

Switzerland marked the 25th anniversary of its cooperation programme in Macedonia and announced its commitment to pursue development activities in Macedonia for another four years at a festive event attended by a great number of partners and friends.

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