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In focus

A therapist working with a little girl who suffers from a physical disability.

Switzerland’s contribution to the enlarged EU

Croatia and Switzerland sign a bilateral framework agreement and Malta successfully completes all projects. The 2015 annual report gives an overview of the latest developments and project results.

The 2015 annual report 

Dual vocational education and training in Myanmar

More than 2,200 young people in Myanmar have completed vocational education and training courses combining theory with hands-on internships thanks to the SDC. Guided visit with the programme head in Myanmar.


Un maçon s’entretient avec deux villageois devant une maison réhabilitée

On the ground rebuilding Nepal

After providing emergency humanitarian relief immediately after the earthquake on 25 April 2015, Switzerland has multiplied its efforts to improve daily life for people in Nepal.



Annual Conference of the Humanitarian Aid and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit 2016

The conference of 18 March 2016 will be dedicated to the Syrian crisis which has caused five years of human suffering.



Message 2017–2020

The principles, tasks, objectives and focus of Switzerland’s international cooperation are set out in the Federal Council’s 2017–2020 Dispatch to Parliament.


2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A global framework for sustainable development. The 17 sustainable development goals follow on from the Millennium Development Goals.

2030 Agenda

Annual Conference of Swiss Development Cooperation 2016.

Annual Conference of Swiss Development Cooperation 2016

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Current themes of Swiss development cooperation and background information on projects in different regions of the world published in our Briefing Papers at regular intervals.

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