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Many people are forced to leave their home regions for various economic, political or social reasons.

Switzerland is committed to protecting refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants. It works to establish a framework that promotes respect for and the protection of their rights.

It does this at multilateral level via the international dialogue on migration and at bilateral level through migration partnerships.

The Federal Administration coordinates its migration-related activities under an interdepartmental structure for international cooperation on migration (the ICM structure), which was created by the Federal Council in February 2011.

Last update 26.01.2022

Peace and Human Rights Division

Bundesgasse 32
3003 Bern

Phone

+41 (0)58 462 30 50

Fax

+41 (0)58 463 89 22