Travel advice

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


Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women during a visit to Bern, 1 November 2018.

A message for Switzerland from the Director of UN Women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the Executive Director of UN Women, the United Nations agency dedicated to promoting gender equality. What does Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka think about gender equality in Switzerland? Her video response.

Blog post: video interview

Institutional agreement

Institutional agreement

With this institutional agreement, the Federal Council intends to secure the bilateral path and access to the EU internal market in the long term.

Dossier: Institutional issues

Ignazio Cassis


Online desk FDFA

Online desk FDFA

Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.

Online desk FDFA


Travel advice, security situation and representations

Well prepared and ready to go: information on the security situation and addresses of the Swiss representations abroad

Representations and travel advice

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Foreign policy strategy

Foreign policy strategy 2016–2019

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

Foreign policy strategy

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