Switzerland is present at the United Nations with permanent missions in Geneva, New York, Vienna and Rome, working within the global context of the UN for peace, human rights, the fight against poverty, food security and the protection of the environment.
Switzerland’s UN Missions
The UN has193 member states – almost all the countries of the world – which confers on it unique worldwide legitimacy and status. Switzerland’s four missions follow events in important UN bodies and actively participate in the resolution of global problems.
The permanent mission represents Switzerland's interests and positions at the Vienna based UN organizations active in the realm of nuclear questions and the fight against drugs and crime.
Switzerland represents its interests and positions in the areas of food and agriculture at the relevant UN organisations in Rome.