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Refugee and migration

Switzerland is committed at several levels to protecting refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants.

FDFA commitment 

Swiss Position on a Framework for Sustainable Development Post-2015

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Switzerland actively participates in the search for universally valid development and sustainability goals for the post-2015 period.

2030 Agenda

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Swiss involvement on behalf of victims of the Syrian crisis

Switzerland intervenes in Syria as well as in neighbouring countries.


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Swiss OSCE Chairmanship 2014

Switzerland chaired the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 2014.

OSCE dossier

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Bilateral way

The bilateral approach allows Switzerland to represent its interests with the EU in the best way. The Federal Council is aiming to conclude an institutional agreement to revive this approach.

Bilateral way dossier

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