Travel advice

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

Focus

10.09.2002: The President of the Swiss Confederation, Kaspar Villiger, Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and FDFA head Joseph Deiss walk to the Swiss delegation's desk at the UN General Assembly in New York.

15 years of Swiss UN membership

Jürg Lauber and Valentin Zellweger provide insights into the activities pursued by Switzerland at the UN. Also included: a video with Pascale Baeriswyl and a quiz.

Dossier 15 years UN 

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Photo galleries

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

FDFA Photo galleries

Didier Burkhalter

The Earth

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

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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.

Switzerland's European policy

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Foreign policy strategy 2016–2019

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

Foreign policy strategy

Agenda All agenda items

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