In focus

Doris Leuthard and Claude Juncker shake Hands.

The future of Switzerland’s contribution to the enlarged EU

The Federal Council is laying the groundwork for the next contribution to certain EU member states. Parliament will decide on how the contribution is to be financed.

Media release

As part of the ‘Youth Initiative’ project, social workers in Latgale, Latvia, carry out outdoor activities with young people. © SDC

Switzerland’s enlargement contribution rated highly

An independent evaluation confirms good results with regard to the implementation of Switzerland’s enlargement contribution on behalf of the new EU member states.

Evaluation report

At work in the lab – Slovakian vocational school pupils receive a good education with a strong emphasis on practical skills.

Milestones in 2016

Project preparation in Croatia, successful conclusion of the programmes in Estonia and Slovenia, overview of developments and results.

Annual Report 2016