Travel advice

The latest on the security situation, potential risks and recommended precautions.


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Gender Equality and Women's Rights

Gender equality, respect for women's and girls' rights, and the prohibition of all forms of gender-based discrimination are fundamental values for Swtizerland.


Refugee and migration

Switzerland is committed at several levels to protecting refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants.

FDFA commitment 

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Photo galleries

Photo galleries of the FDFA head’s trips, visits and receptions and of FDFA activities and projects.

FDFA Photo galleries

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The Earth

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Heads of state and governments adopted the 2030 Agenda. All states are called upon to contribute to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals over the next 15 years.

2030 Agenda

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Bilateral way

The bilateral approach allows Switzerland to represent its interests with the EU in the best way. The Federal Council is aiming to conclude an institutional agreement to revive this approach.

Switzerland's European policy

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Foreign policy strategy 2016–2019

The objective of the strategy is to safeguard Switzerland's interests, independence, well-being and security.

Foreign policy strategy

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