In focus

Agenda All agenda items

Women and children attending an event.

Democratic awakening in Bhutan

The SDC is bringing its work in Bhutan to a close. It can be proud of the support it provided to the country in its many promising reforms.


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.



Hope for children and young people in humanitarian crises

Annual Conference of Swiss Humanitarian Aid and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit 2017


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.



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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