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Switzerland's National Day 2020

28.07.2020 — Position Ukraine
President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga: National Day 2020 greetings for the Swiss abroad



Swiss travellers abroad should register on the "Travel Admin App”

23.03.2020 — Press release Ukraine
Bern, 19.03.2020 - Earlier this week, the Federal Council called on Swiss travellers to return home quickly. In order to better support those who are still blocked abroad, they should register on the "Travel Admin App" of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA.


Swiss diplomat Heidi Grau named OSCE Special Representative for Ukraine

05.12.2019 — EDA
In a triumph for Swiss diplomacy, the 26th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has opened with the Chairperson-in-Office, Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák, appointing Ambassador Heidi Grau as Special Representative for Ukraine. A renowned Swiss expert on Eastern Europe, Ambassador Grau thus assumes a key role in working towards an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis welcomes the news of her appointment and considers this a testament to the reputation Swiss diplomacy enjoys within and beyond the OSCE.



Switzerland conducts 10th humanitarian transport to eastern Ukraine

03.06.2019 — Press release Ukraine
With its 10th humanitarian transport to eastern Ukraine, the Government of Switzerland once more provides humanitarian assistance to the conflict-affected population. Between 22 May and 5 June 2019, Swiss Humanitarian Aid brings 2’500 tonnes of relief supplies with a total value of CHF 2.7 million to partner institutions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In line with humanitarian principles, Switzerland helps to ensure that people living on both sides of the contact line get access to drinking water and basic medical care.


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Swiss-Ukrainian Project “Organic Market Development in Ukraine”, FiBL

14.01.2019 — Local news Ukraine
The Swiss-Ukrainian Project “Organic Market Development in Ukraine” funded by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and implemented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland) has been successfully completed in December 2018 after 10 years of a fruitful work. Not least thanks to the joint efforts of the project team and all partners, the organic sector of Ukraine became bigger, stronger and more professional.


Made with Switzerland

Ten stories about Ukrainians driving real changes in Ukraine

28.12.2018 — Local news Ukraine
‘Made with Switzerland’ puts the spotlight on ten Ukrainians who share their experiences of their dynamic, vibrant country.



Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine presents the publication “All against corruption!”

SCO Ukraine publication «All against corruption!»

10.12.2018 — Local news Ukraine
On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) in Ukraine launched the publication “All against corruption!” jointly elaborated with implementing partners and featuring 12 cases from Swiss-funded projects. Each case highlights project activities contributing to fighting corruption in Ukraine in various sectors and at different levels of governance.



Swiss aid convoys to eastern Ukraine reach initial destinations

06.06.2018 — Press release EDA
Switzerland's eighth aid consignment has arrived in eastern Ukraine. It consists of six convoys, three of which are being sent across the line of contact to the region outside of Kyiv's control. The aid deliveries are mainly comprised of water treatment chemicals and medical supplies and equipment. This includes treatments for tuberculosis (TB) in the Luhansk area, which currently has the highest incidence of the disease in Europe.

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