Executive summary of the report on Effectiveness 2017: Swiss International Cooperation in the Field of Employment
The Report on Effectiveness 2017 presents the achieved results of the international cooperation of SDC and SECO in the field of employment between 2005-2014. Independent experts have assessed the effectiveness of more 72 projects and programs. The report also shows which factors have influenced the effectiveness. The SDC and SECO regularly produce reports on effectiveness in order to analyze the achieved results of their interventions in certain thematic fields.
The flyer presents an overview of the SDC, its priorities for the years 2017–2020, its activities and key themes, its partnerships as well as examples of its effectiveness.
The Annual Report, published jointly by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), examines the results of Switzerland's international cooperation in 2016. Switzerland strengthened its engagement in fragile and conflict-affected regions and worked to develop sustainable solutions in partner countries.
Energie: Le manque d'électricité freine la lutte contre la pauvreté / Palestine: Ramallah à la conquête du cybermonde / Libre-échange: Une chance ou une menace pour les pays en développement?
In view of the armed conflicts facing the world today, the international community is being challenged more than ever before. This edition, entitled ‘International humanitarian law places limits on the conduct of war’, examines the internationally binding rules of warfare and demonstrates how this can be used to protect civilians in the Middle East and Ukraine, and to help child soldiers in the Philippines.
The international combat against the illicit trade in and misuse of small arms and light weapons: Switzerland’s strategy 2017-2020
The strategy shows where Switzerland sets its priorities in the international combat against the illicit trade in and misuse of small arms and light weapons for 2017-2020. The strategy forms an integral part of the Confederation’s humanitarian and peacebuilding commitment, as well as its efforts in respect of development policy, human rights policy and security policy.
This publication consists of six tables providing an overview of public development assistance (Swiss Confederation, cantons, communes) and private grants (NGOs) from Switzerland in 2015, by recipient country and by organization. It also includes a list of the main projects by country. The appendix contains a list of Swiss private organizations active in development cooperation.