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Humanitarian aid, cooperation and sustainability: two stories from Sudan

Humanitarian aid, cooperation and sustainability: two stories from Sudan

Food security, migration, protection of the most vulnerable: these are the key words of Switzerland's commitment in Sudan as explained by two members of Humanitarian Aid.

UNDP – a key partner in the fight against poverty

UNDP – a key partner in the fight against poverty

The world's nations have committed to eradicating poverty by 2030. Switzerland is playing an active role. The United Nations Development Programme is a key partner.

Geneva: (digital) capital of health

Geneva: (digital) capital of health

Multilateral responses to global health problems: the important work of International Geneva and the impact of digitisation on health care.

Hurricane Eta: Swiss solidarity

Hurricane Eta: Swiss solidarity

Switzerland is providing CHF 700,000 in emergency aid to help people in Central America affected by hurricane Eta.

Improved rights for migrant workers in the Middle East

Improved rights for migrant workers in the Middle East

The progress made in Lebanon, Qatar and Jordan shows how Switzerland is contributing to the sustainable transformation of state systems within the framework of international cooperation.

Reliable data enables measurement of sustainable development

Reliable data enables measurement of sustainable development

Switzerland is organising the World Data Forum with the UN. The aim is to implement the 2030 Agenda's Sustainable Development Goals more effectively thanks to global standards on statistics and data.

International cooperation: the FDFA is mitigating the impact of COVID-19 around the world

The FDFA is mitigating the impact of COVID-19 around the world

How are Switzerland's international cooperation efforts helping to tackle the COVID-19 crisis? Here we provide an overview.

Swiss foreign policy: strategies and key aspects

Swiss foreign policy: strategies and key aspects

Switzerland implements its foreign policy strategy in a three-level cascading process.

International cooperation strategy 2021–24: greater focus and impact

Greater focus and impact

Swiss development cooperation will become more focused, making it more effective. This is reflected in Switzerland's new international cooperation strategy for 2021–24.

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Dossiers

COVID-19: Switzerland's international cooperation response

COVID-19: Switzerland's international cooperation response

Switzerland's international cooperation mitigates the health, economic and social consequences of COVID-19 at various levels.

Dossier: Tech4Good

Tech4Good: effective partnerships with the private sector and academia

Through close cooperation with the scientific community and the private sector, the SDC exploits the full potential of new technologies for poverty reduction.

Dossier «Dispatch 2017–2020»

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

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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