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Swiss Fairtrade Towns

01.03.2014 - 31.12.2019

Fairtrade is based on a partnership between producers and consumers. When farmers can sell on fairtrade terms, it provides them with a better deal and terms of trade. Fairtrade also contributes to democracy building because of the investment of the fairtrade premium in community development.

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Top10 China: Consolidation Phase

28.02.2014 - 30.04.2017

Between 2011 and 2013, SECO supported the organizational build up of Top10 China. Since its launch Top10 China has aimed to inform and influence Chinese manufacturers, retailers and government by becoming an international benchmark for product energy performance. The time between 2014 and 2016 is envisaged as institutional Consolidation Phase.

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Africa Corporate Governance Program

01.02.2014 - 30.06.2020

The regional program aims to improve corporate governance policies and practices in selected countries in Africa. By promoting good corporate governance operational efficiency and performance of companies can be improved.

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Romanian-Swiss Program for SMEs

Man working with the machine tool which can cut 3D promotional products

16.01.2014 - 30.06.2019

SME finance and thus the development of the Romanian private sector have been identified as a priority under the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme. The Romanian-Swiss Program for SMEs is responding to the existing gap on the Romanian financial market by providing investment loans, which are backed by preferential guarantees, to SMEs in the manufacturing, tourism, health, cleantech, transportation, IT, construction and technology sector. If an SME of one of these sectors fulfills certain quality criteria (i.a. operating license since at least one year, no arrears owed to Romanian authorities) as well as the lending rules and procedures of the participating commercial bank CEC Bank S.A., it is eligible for an investment credit in order to implement its business plan.

Energy Efficiency Zhytomyr

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2022

The project aims at improving the municipal infrastructure and its energy efficiency. To do so, the district heating network will be rehabilitated, capacity will be built and the awareness about energy efficiency and renewable energy will be raised. The project will accompany Zhytomyr on its way to becoming an energy-efficient city.

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Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP)

01.01.2014 - 31.10.2019

This project promotes the development of sustainable hydropower globally and in two SECO priority countries via a support to the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, a major initiative encompassing a wide range of hydropower stakeholders

Sanad Fund

01.01.2014 - 31.03.2028

The Sanad Fund is an investment vehicle, that provides debt and equity financing to banks and microfinance institutions. The ultimate beneficiaries are micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The Middle East and North African region is the main target region of the Sanad Fund.

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UN Trade Cluster Laos, Phase II

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2018

With this collaboration with the UN Interagency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity Trade (hereafter UN Trade Cluster) the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO responds to the political relevance of "Aid for Trade" for Least Developed Countries (LDCs), as part of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Doha Round.

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Indonesia Microfinance Project

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2018

The objective of the Microfinance (MF) Project is to support the further development of Indonesia's MF sector and increase access to MF - based on the principles of responsible finance.

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Business Registration Reform in Viet Nam, Phase III

01.01.2014 - 30.06.2019

Accurate and legally valid enterprise information is an important backbone to facilitate private sector transactions, increasing confidence in business transactions and transparency in an economy. This project seeks to enhance the business registration system in Vietnam.

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Sustainable Tourism - Destination Management Organisation

01.01.2014 - 30.08.2019

This project will promote an integrated and sustainable tourism model for Gab#s, Médenin and Tatouine - three disadvantaged regions in South East Tunisia - tapping into the heritage of the local culture and encouraging environmentally friendly natural resource consumption.

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UN Trade Cluster Tanzania, Phase I

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2017

With the UN Interagency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity (UN Trade Cluster) SECO responds to the political relevance of the "Aid for Trade" initiative. The approach integrates the various core competences of SECO's trade related technical assistance, which have been developed in cooperation with strategic multilateral partners of the UN system such as UNCTAD, ILO, UNIDO and ITC.

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