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Human Rights Day 2017

10.12.2017 — Position Oman
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.


1st anniversary of the Oman-Switzerland Friendship Association

21.11.2017 — Local news Oman

The celebrations on the occasion of the 1st anniversary of the Oman-Switzerland Friendship Association (OSFA) were held under the patronage of His Highness Al Sayyid Tarik bin Shabib Al Said at Shangri la’ Ballroom. Around 190 guests appeared upon the invitation of the OSFA.


Visit by the President of the National Council to Oman

Gift handover by Jürg Stahl, President of the National Council, to H.E. Sheikh Khalid Al Mawwaki, Chairman of the Shura Council

09.10.2017 — Local news Oman

Following an official invitation by the President of the Omani Shura Council, the President of the National Council, Jürg Stahl, visited the Sultanate of Oman with a parliamentary delegation on 7 and 8 October.



World Day Against the Death Penalty

10.10.2015 — Position Oman

Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter is joined by 17 other Foreign Ministers in calling for a constructive dialogue on the death penalty.

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