The Swiss Expert Pool for Civilian Peacebuilding and international organisations

Some 200 civilian and police experts from Switzerland are working in international organisations for peace and human rights.

The assignments reflect the FDFA's geographic and thematic priorities in the area of human security. As part of its efforts to encourage young talent, Switzerland also supports placement opportunities for young people in international organisations. 

  • Experts in constitutional issues, federalism, justice and the rule of law

  • Experts in human rights and international humanitarian law

  • Observers

  • Police, border guards and customs experts

  • Young professionals on placements (JPO & UN Youth Volunteer)

Types of deployment

Deployments lasting from a few days to several years

Employment opportunities

Make a difference working for peace – apply to the SEP