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

Switzerland, which has been a member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance since 2004, take over chairmanship of the organization.

Democracy Without Borders

The Democracy Without Borders initiative associates nationally and internationally renowned Swiss personalities with development projects.

FDFA commitment to refugees and migration issues

Switzerland is committed at several levels to protecting refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants. Within the FDFA, responsibility for this area lies with the Human Security Division and the SDC.

Switzerland's activities in Ukraine

Switzerland is continuing its development cooperation activities in Ukraine, assisting victims of the armed conflict and promoting dialogue among all parties.

Switzerland and commodity trading

The trade in commodities concerns Swiss foreign policy in several respects: As a world hub for commodities trading, Switzerland is committed to ensuring that this business is conducted in full respect for human dignity, democracy and the environment.