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State Secretary Pascale Baeriswyl represents Switzerland at ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and attends opening of a new heart clinic affiliated with Kantha Bopha Children's Hospitals in Cambodia

02.08.2019 — EDA
On 1 and 2 August , FDFA State Secretary Pascale Baeriswyl made a visit at Thailand's invitation to Bangkok, where she represented Switzerland at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, attended the signing of a Swiss cooperation agreement with the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management, and met with high-ranking government representatives from Asia, Europe and North America. Before travelling to Thailand, Ms Baeriswyl visited Cambodia, where she attended the opening of the new Kantha Bopha Hospital heart clinic in Phnom Penh.


Switzerland and ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance Centre sign Memorandum of Intent

01.08.2019 — Press release Thailand
On 1 August 2019, on the margins of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok, Switzerland and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) inked their intent to further develop cooperation and the exchange of expertise. The signing of the Memorandum followed a trilateral meeting between Switzerland’s State Secretary Pascale Baeriswyl, Thailand’s Permanent Secretary Busaya Mathelin and ASEAN’s Deputy Secretary General Hoang Anh Tuan.


Former Swiss President Joseph Deiss to attend Royal Cremation of late Thai King

20.10.2017 — Press release Thailand

Bangkok, 20 October 2017 - Former Swiss President Joseph Deiss will travel to Bangkok on 26 October 2017 to represent the Swiss government on the occasion of the cremation ceremony of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, recognizing King Rama IX role as a monarch and leader, and underscoring the close relations between Thailand and Switzerland.


Swiss Investor Forum

16.02.2017 — Local news Thailand

 

Following the Thai Board of Investment’s business conference “Opportunity Thailand, Innovation-Driven Economy”, a Swiss Business Forum was held at the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok on 16 February 2017.

 



OSCE Asian Conference: Counterterrorism, cyberspace and disaster prevention are possible areas for strengthened cooperation says Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter

01.06.2015 — Press release EDA
Cooperation in counterterrorism, disaster preparedness and cyberspace can strengthen mutual trust in Asia, Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter said at the opening of the Asian Conference of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Seoul. The Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) said that on the basis of its experience and the instruments at its disposal, the OSCE can be a bridge for dialogue on security with Asia. Switzerland currently holds the Chairmanship of the OSCE Asian Contact Group.


Switzerland to take part in the memorial ceremony for the victims of the 2004 tsunami

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19.12.2014 — Press release EDA
Ten years after the devastating tsunami in the Indian Ocean that killed more than 225,000 people, rendered millions homeless and caused massive destruction in 13 countries, various events will take place to remember the disaster of 26 December 2004. Switzerland will take part in memorial ceremonies in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India. The 2004 tsunami claimed the lives of 113 Swiss nationals. Switzerland supported the emergency aid and reconstruction efforts within the framework of the Swiss Confederation's Humanitarian Aid.


Switzerland is deeply concerned by the military coup in Thailand

23.05.2014 — Press release EDA
Switzerland is deeply concerned by the military coup, the deposition of the democratic government and the suspension of the constitution in Thailand. Switzerland calls for a peaceful and inclusive dialogue to resolve the differences.


Official visit of Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to Bern

03.09.2013 — Press release EDA
In response to President Ueli Maurer's invitation, the Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra will be visiting Switzerland on 10 September 2013. Talks that the prime minister will hold with three members of the Federal Council will focus on options to deepen bilateral relations.

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