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National Day 2017 greetings

17.07.2017 — Media release Nigeria

President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard:

National Day 2017 greetings for the Swiss abroad


Missing Steps Press Release

24.03.2017 — Media release Nigeria

With support from the Government of Switzerland, IOM Nigeria is turning to TV to encourage regular migration.




Press Communique from FDFA in Bern

04.02.2016 — Media release Nigeria

Switzerland’s historic commitment to humanitarian aid, the protection of individuals and the promotion of peace is known throughout the world. As a neutral actor in conflict situations, Switzerland has never given financial support to military interventions and will abstain from doing so in the future.




New Swiss ambassadors

17.12.2014 — Media release EDA
A number of staff changes have been announced for several Swiss representations abroad and at the head office of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The changes will take place in 2015 as part of the usual transfer rotation and on the basis of appointments made by the Federal Council. The appointment of heads of missions abroad becomes effective following approval by the respective host state. The Federal Council thanks those ambassadors entering retirement for their services.


New ambassadors of Switzerland (last modification, the 02.10.2014)

02.10.2014 — Media release EDA
A number of staff changes have been announced for several Swiss representations abroad and at the head office of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The changes will take place in 2015 as part of the usual transfer rotation and on the basis of appointments made by the Federal Council. The appointment of heads of mission becomes effective following approval by the respective host state. The Federal Council thanks those ambassadors entering retirement for their services.


New ambassadors of Switzerland

19.09.2014 — Media release EDA
A number of staff changes have been announced for several Swiss representations abroad and at the head office of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The changes will take place in 2015 as part of the usual transfer rotation and on the basis of appointments made by the Federal Council. The appointment of heads of mission becomes effective following approval by the respective host state. The Federal Council thanks those ambassadors entering retirement for their services.


Switzerland-Nigeria: a migration partnership that has evolved in three years

01.04.2014 — Media release EDA
Over three years after Switzerland and Nigeria signed their migration partnership agreement, the delegations of these two countries met today in Abuja for the 5th technical committee meeting. One of the main points of discussion was Switzerland's recently launched regional migration and development programme in West Africa, for which Nigeria is one of the main beneficiaries. The meeting also enabled follow-up of the June 2013 joint action plan to counter irregular migration, improve police cooperation and assess progress made in various projects.


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