“Switzerland plays a critical role in contributing to poverty reduction”
LI Yong, Director-General of UNIDO, praises the Swiss development cooperation strategy. The UN organisation is committed to sustainable industrial development.
Humanitarian aid supplies instruments for drinking water treatment to Lesbos
After the fire in the refugee camp, Switzerland organised a second relief flight. The Humanitarian Aid provided equipment for drinking water purification and tents.
Data for development – the SDC magazine One World is now available
Reliable data are the basis for evidence-based decision-making for sustainable development. Yet not all countries have the required institutional capacities.
Trust in Switzerland is our greatest asset in Africa
Why sustainable development cooperation is not a one-way street and why Switzerland is working to strengthen African economies and helping to harness the dynamism of young people in Africa.
The FDFA is mitigating the impact of COVID-19 around the world
How are Switzerland's international cooperation efforts helping to tackle the COVID-19 crisis? Here we provide an overview.
Digital training worldwide with Swiss Humanitarian Aid
As part of continuing training for the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit's engineers in Jura, a teaching video is being produced for worldwide use.
Patricia Danzi, Director of the SDC: "I experience an enormous solidarity"
During a media conference, Patricia Danzi reviews her first 100 days as Director of the SDC and stresses the importance of providing support on site.
Annual Report on Switzerland's International Cooperation 2019
The main focus of Switzerland's international cooperation in 2019 was on environmental issues, basic education and vocational skills development, and cooperation with the private sector and the health sector.
Greater focus and impact
Swiss development cooperation will become more focused, making it more effective. This is reflected in Switzerland's new international cooperation strategy for 2021–24.
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