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Migration – a priority for the SDC

A short video clip gives a vivid account of how the SDC helps to make migration safer worldwide and contribute to development in the interests of all.

Migration video clip

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Annual Swiss Development Cooperation Conference 2018

“Developing urban and rural areas sustainably -  Two of Switzerland’s priorities in Africa”. SDC and SECO food security and urban development efforts were the focus of this year's conference on 29 June 2018.

Dossier: Swiss Development Cooperation Conference 2018


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Gender Equality and Women's Rights

Gender equality, respect for women's and girls' rights, and the prohibition of all forms of gender-based discrimination are fundamental values for Swtizerland.

Dossier «Gender Equality and Women's Rights»

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Mountains a vital setting for sustainable development efforts

A large number of SDC projects take place in mountain regions and seek to improve the quality of life of people who live there.

Dossier «Mountains»

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Dispatch 2017–2020

The principles, tasks, objectives and focus of Switzerland’s international cooperation are set out in the Federal Council’s 2017–2020 Dispatch to Parliament.

Dossier «Dispatch 2017–2020»

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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A global framework for sustainable development. The 17 sustainable development goals follow on from the Millennium Development Goals.

2030 Agenda

Online publications

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Annual Report SDC 2017

In 2017, Switzerland achieved significant results in the implementation of the Dispatch on Switzerland's International Cooperation 2017–2020.

Annual Report SDC 2017

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