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An Indian worker builds a wall with LC3 blocks.

New cement to reduce CO2 emissions

The SDC is supporting the LC3 project, which produces environmentally friendly cement and encourages South-South cooperation.


A young man and a boy eating together in the PeCA children's home.

A home for abandoned children in Romania

A Swiss-Romanian partnership offers abandoned children a place they can call home.


African farmer ploughing a field with an ox.

Healthy people and animals in the Horn of Africa

Switzerland supports Ethiopia by promoting health and food security among pastoralist communities.



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.



Dispatch 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

Children looking at a globe in a classroom.

Annual Report 2015

Swiss International Cooperation 2015 – a milestone on the road to sustainable development

Annual Report 2015

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