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Refugee and migration

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

FDFA commitment 

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Swiss involvement on behalf of victims of the Syrian crisis

Switzerland intervenes in Syria as well as in neighbouring countries.



Thanks to its long standing tradition as a mediator, Switzerland is seeking to become more actively involved in mediation.


Didier Burkhalter

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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

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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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