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President of the Swiss Confederation attends high-level conference in Paris in support of Ukraine

13.12.2022 — Press release EDA
Co-chaired by France and Ukraine, the high-level conference aims to coordinate the emergency and humanitarian response in support of Ukraine ahead of the winter months. An international network has been established to represent the states and international organisations in the future mechanism to coordinate aid to Ukraine, particularly in the areas of electricity, water, food security, health, and transport. Switzerland is contributing CHF 100 million to the international aid effort for Ukraine this winter.




The largest ever Swiss humanitarian aid transport to eastern Ukraine

09.09.2021 — Local news Ukraine
During an official ceremony, Switzerland handed over 200’000 Covid-19 antigen tests as a donation to the Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine. The tests, which will be delivered to Kherson Oblast, are part of the 13th and largest ever humanitarian aid transport to eastern Ukraine to provide humanitarian assistance to the conflict-affected population on both sides of the “line of contact”. 





Switzerland's National Day 2020

28.07.2020 — Position Ukraine
President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga: National Day 2020 greetings for the Swiss abroad


Swiss travellers abroad should register on the "Travel Admin App”

23.03.2020 — Press release Ukraine
Bern, 19.03.2020 - Earlier this week, the Federal Council called on Swiss travellers to return home quickly. In order to better support those who are still blocked abroad, they should register on the "Travel Admin App" of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA.


Swiss diplomat Heidi Grau named OSCE Special Representative for Ukraine

05.12.2019 — EDA
In a triumph for Swiss diplomacy, the 26th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has opened with the Chairperson-in-Office, Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák, appointing Ambassador Heidi Grau as Special Representative for Ukraine. A renowned Swiss expert on Eastern Europe, Ambassador Grau thus assumes a key role in working towards an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis welcomes the news of her appointment and considers this a testament to the reputation Swiss diplomacy enjoys within and beyond the OSCE.



Switzerland conducts 10th humanitarian transport to eastern Ukraine

03.06.2019 — Press release Ukraine
With its 10th humanitarian transport to eastern Ukraine, the Government of Switzerland once more provides humanitarian assistance to the conflict-affected population. Between 22 May and 5 June 2019, Swiss Humanitarian Aid brings 2’500 tonnes of relief supplies with a total value of CHF 2.7 million to partner institutions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In line with humanitarian principles, Switzerland helps to ensure that people living on both sides of the contact line get access to drinking water and basic medical care.

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