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Three Peruvian experts roped together walking on a glacier.

Mountains a vital setting for sustainable development efforts

A large number of SDC projects take place in mountain regions and seek to improve the quality of life of people who live there.


Myanmar: They earn while they learn

Young people acquire professional skills, and businesses take advantage of an increasingly skilled workforce. An example of collaboration between the SDC, the local private sector and national authorities.


Psychosocial support for displaced children in the Lake Chad region

In Niger, the SDC is investing resources to provide child victims of conflict with recreational activities and psychosocial support.



DISPLACED exhibition at the National Museum Zurich

The DISPLACED exhibition in partnership with the SDC allows visitors to glimpse what it is like to be forced to flee one’s homeland.

Interview with Didier Burkhalter



Dispatch 2017–2020

The principles, tasks, objectives and focus of Switzerland’s international cooperation are set out in the Federal Council’s 2017–2020 Dispatch to Parliament.


2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A global framework for sustainable development. The 17 sustainable development goals follow on from the Millennium Development Goals.

2030 Agenda

Children looking at a globe in a classroom.

Annual Report 2015

Swiss International Cooperation 2015 – a milestone on the road to sustainable development

Annual Report 2015

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