Switzerland and the Republic of the Marshall Islands have maintained bilateral relations since 2003. Government contacts mainly take place within the framework of multilateral conferences.
Bilateral relations Switzerland–Marshall Islands
Key aspects of diplomatic relations
Diplomatic relations with the Marshall Islands are maintained by the Swiss embassy in Manila (Philippines).
The Marshall Islands benefit from Switzerland's commitment to regional projects, particularly in the field of climate protection.
Switzerland has assisted the Marshall Islands in the storage of the records of the Marshall Islands Nuclear Claims Tribunal. The Swiss Federal Archives are responsible for storing a digital backup copy of the records.
Researchers and artists from the Marshall Islands can apply to the State Secretariat for Education Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.
History of bilateral relations
Switzerland’s universal foreign policy led it to establish diplomatic relations with the Marshall Islands in 2003.