Analysis and Policy Division

The Analysis and Policy Division is the SDC’s competence centre for development policy. It supports the strategic orientation of Switzerland’s international cooperation and the selection of policies linked to development.

The division:

  • observes and analyses new issues and trends in international cooperation
  • contributes to the national and international development debate
  • draws up policy statements and coordinates the content of key development policy processes
  • establishes and promotes policy dialogue with key international partners
  • implements the SDC’s research policy and coordinates its activities and funding.