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Switzerland-UK Strategic Dialogue

14.11.2023 — Local news United Kingdom
On 13 November 2023 a new round of the strategic dialogue between Switzerland and the UK took place in London.

New round of strategic dialogue between Switzerland and UK

13.11.2023 — Press releases EDA
On Monday, 13 November 2023, State Secretary Alexandre Fasel travelled to London for the annual strategic dialogue between Switzerland and the United Kingdom. He met with Christian Turner, political director, and Peter Wilson, director general for Europe, at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. The discussions centred on the intensive and diverse bilateral relations between Switzerland and the UK, current international affairs, and European matters. The primary objective of the discussions was to enhance political, economic and scientific cooperation between the two nations.

Cyber Symposium 2023

12.10.2023 — Local news United Kingdom
On 10 October 2023, the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK held its Annual Symposium titled ‘The Interplay of the Public and Private Sectors - Where Switzerland and the UK talk Security’.

Ignazio Cassis to attend donor conference on humanitarian demining in Zagreb

10.10.2023 — Press releases EDA
Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis has confirmed he will attend the upcoming donors' conference on humanitarian demining in Ukraine, to be held on 11 and 12 October in Zagreb. It is also an opportunity for the Swiss Foreign Minister to invite participants to the next edition of this conference, to be held in Geneva in October 2024.

Soirée Suisse

28.09.2023 — Local news United Kingdom
On 14 September 2023, the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK held the first edition of our Soirée Suisse at the Royal Academy of Arts.

From Lugano to London: Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis attends second Ukraine Recovery Conference

19.06.2023 — Press releases EDA
Switzerland is supporting reconstruction efforts in Ukraine through concrete measures for the people affected by the war. It also played a key role in the initiation of the Ukraine Recovery Conference, the first edition of which Switzerland co-organised in Lugano in July 2022. In his capacity as head of the FDFA, Mr Cassis will be taking part in a panel on mine action at this second conference, taking place in Lo ndon on 21 and 22 June 2023. As co-organiser of last year's Ukraine Recovery Conference, he will also give a speech at the closing plenary together with this and next year's organisers, collectively known as the 'troika'.

Switzerland and United Kingdom sign agreement on mutual recognition of professional qualifications

14.06.2023 — Press releases Europa
Meeting in London on 14 June 2023, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and British Secretary of State for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch signed an agreement on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications. For Switzerland, this is the second such agreement signed with a partner outside the EU, the first one being the agreement signed with Quebec in 2022.

Switzerland and the UK launch negotiations

15.05.2023 — Press releases Europa
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Kemi Badenoch, marked the beginning of negotiations on further developing the bilateral trade agreement. The first round of negotiations will take place in London in May.

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