In focus

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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 are the focus of this year's conference on 29 June 2018. Register by 15 June.

Dossier: Swiss Development Cooperation Conference 2018

Director General Manuel Sager explains how SDC helps people around the world find prospects and how Switzerland also benefits from it.

Prospects for disadvantaged people

Swiss development cooperation helps people around the world find prospects. Taking the example of the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, SDC Director General Manuel Sager explains how Swiss development cooperation works and how Switzerland also benefits from it.

Video: How SDC helps people around the world

Dossiers

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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

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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 2016

The SDC and SECO had three priorities for 2016: combating poverty, reducing global risks and improving prospects for people in fragile contexts.

Annual Report SDC 2016

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