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The ABC Switzerland - UN

The ABCs glossary explains UN institutions and bodies, defines key terms in UN vocabulary, and provides an overview of Switzerland's UN policy. It explains how Switzerland is implementing its commitment, the objectives it is pursuing, and the specific spheres in which it is active.

The ABC of Human Rights

The ABC tells you about how human rights have developed, what instruments there are to implement them, who the actors are and how Switzerland is involved. The publication ends with an explanation of the key terms listed in alphabetical order.

Swiss Foreign Policy strategy 2016-19

The strategy sets out the Federal Council's priorities and areas of special interest in foreign policy. Its strategic objectives for the 2016-2019 legislative period include consolidating and regulating relations with the EU and the EU and EFTA countries, working more closely with global partners, expanding mediation activities in the field of peace and security, and pursuing the commitment to sustainable development and prosperity.