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Welcome to the website of the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Markus Börlin, Ambassador and Consul General
Markus Börlin, Ambassador and Consul General © FDFA

Dear All,

I have the great pleasure to announce that since December 2018 I have taken over my new function as Ambassador and Consul General of Switzerland in New York. In my previous position I was Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Council of Europe in France, Strasbourg. I look forward to getting in touch with you and to fostering the already excellent relations between Switzerland, New York, and the entire circumscription under my responsibility. I’m also very happy to welcome you to the website of the Consulate General.

I am a native of Baselland and studied law at the University of Basel in the early 1980s. In 1990 I started my diplomatic career. You will find further information on my bio and career in the document attached.

The mission of the Consulate General is to promote Switzerland’s interests, mark its presence here, and to foster the relations between all interested parties in the Consulate’s circumscription. The Consulate General is a service provider for the Swiss community and offers consular assistance among many other services. Furthermore, we promote trade relations, and support American and Swiss businesses, professionals, artists, scientists, visitors, or any person interested in learning more about Switzerland. Please do not hesitate to contact us via newyork@eda.admin.ch. You will find a motivated team ready to engage and provide you with services and information at the best of our knowledge.

Finally make sure to follow us on social media (on the right) to stay updated on our latest activities.

Thank you for your visit and warm regards.

 

Markus Börlin, Ambassador

Consul General of Switzerland in New York