Famine in Africa and in Yemen

Several African countries and Yemen have been facing famine conditions since February 2017. The SDC has released additional funding to help the populations of these countries.

The SDC at the LUGA 2017

In its special exhibition "Beyond one's own four kitchen walls" at this year's Spring Fair of Central Switzerland LUGA, the SDC will present Switzerland's commitment to fighting poverty and hunger and promoting environmentally friendly agriculture.

Mountains: harnessing sustainable development potential and managing risks

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

Democracy Without Borders

The Democracy Without Borders initiative associates nationally and internationally renowned Swiss personalities with development projects.

Commitment to refugee and migration issues

Switzerland is committed at several levels to protecting refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants. Within the FDFA, responsibility for this area lies with the Human Security Division and the SDC.

Switzerland's activities in Ukraine

Switzerland is continuing its development cooperation activities in Ukraine, assisting victims of the armed conflict and promoting dialogue among all parties.