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Together we’re better - The Youth and Future prize

SDC and SECO are looking for innovative projects run by young Swiss people that can help advance sustainable development and fight poverty in developing countries.

The deadline for submissions has passed.

Registration Imp!act Event

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Tech4Good: effective partnerships with the private sector and academia

Through close cooperation with the scientific community and the private sector, the SDC exploits the full potential of new technologies for poverty reduction.

Dossier: Tech4Good

Dossiers

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Commitment to refugee and migration issues

There are more refugees now than at any time since the Second World War. Switzerland is committed at several levels to protecting refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants.

Dossier: Commitment to refugee and migration issues

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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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