Swiss NGO

The Swiss NGO Section promotes partnerships and the institutional dialogue of SDC with Swiss organisations.

Its mandate comprises:

  • Implementation of the SDC guidance for engagement with Swiss NGOs (programme contributions)
  • Eligibility clearance
  • Approval and resource allocation 
  • Monitoring of SDC programme contributions to Swiss NGOs 
  • Negotiating and monitoring of the SDC's contribution to promoting education for sustainable development in Switzerland 
  • Exchange with the cantons and communes on development cooperation issues