Travel advice

The latest on the security situation, potential risks and recommended precautions.

Focus

Photo of the words 'Swiss’ and ‘Jews’ in the commemorative plaque for International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 taken at the Ecole des Cropettes in Geneva.

Switzerland's chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in 2017

Switzerland's chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in 2017.

Dossier 

International human rights conventions

An overview of what they contain and which ones Switzerland has ratified.

Conventions

Logo Photo Galleries

Photo galleries

Photo galleries of the FDFA head’s trips, visits and receptions and of FDFA activities and projects.

Photo galleries

Didier Burkhalter

Swiss Position on a Framework for Sustainable Development Post-2015

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Heads of state and governments adopted the 2030 Agenda. All states are called upon to contribute to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals over the next 15 years.

2030 Agenda

Image showing the European and Swiss flags

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

Foreign policy strategy 2016-2019

The objective of the strategy is to safeguard Switzerland's interests, independence, well-being and security.

Strategy

Agenda All agenda items