Switzerland establishes police structures in crisis regions in the interests of its foreign policy and of its security policy. Through its presence abroad, Switzerland can have a stabilising effect, by combating unsettling factors such as crime and illegal immigration.

Commitment to peace

Reforming civil security to stabilise regions in conflict

Portraits of experts

Swiss citizens strengthening unstable regions in the Balkans and Africa


Civpol’s place in the Swiss federal administration; how Civpol is financed


Working for security and stability in crisis regions since 1964