60 years of Swiss engagement in a changing world

Switzerland's IC is active in many areas. It's a story peppered with countless challenges that demand an unswerving spirit of adaptation and innovation.

UN Food Systems Summit

In September 2021, the UN will host the Food Systems Summit to discuss sustainable food systems that provide access to a healthy diet and help protect the world's biodiversity and climate.

COVID-19: Switzerland's international cooperation response

The consequences of COVID-19 are aggravating the situation in developing countries that are already affected by poverty, crises and need. The FDFA is working to address the situation at various levels within the framework of its international cooperation (IC) activities.

International cooperation strategy 2021–2024

Swiss development cooperation should become more focused and thus more effective. Interested parties are invited to submit their comments by 23 August 2019.

Focus on Africa

Switzerland is committed to supporting the human and economic development of the continent, the protection of the environment and the promotion of peace and good governance.

Tech4Good: effective partnerships with the private sector and academia

Through close cooperation with the scientific community and the private sector, the SDC exploits the full potential of new technologies for poverty reduction.