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Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter attends the Munich Security Conference on Feb 7. The central themes at this year's Munich Security Conference include the Ukraine conflict and the future of European security.
From 21 to 24 January 2015 the 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Davos, at which several members of the Federal Council will be represented. Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter will use his presence at the WEF inter alia to hold bilateral talks, including with the First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius.
To mark Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014 the Human Security Division (HSD) of the FDFA is organising an event on the theme of peaceful protests.
Location: Kino Kunstmuseum Bern
The President of the Swiss Confederation, Didier Burkhalter, is taking part in the summit of the Visegrad Group in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. He will also meet the President of Slovakia, Andrej Kiska, Prime Minister Robert Fico, and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák for bilateral talks.
The annual meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council will be held in the Basel Congress Centre at the beginning of December 2014.
Prior to the annual meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council, a civil society conference will take place for the fifth time from 2 to 3 December 2014.
Official visit; OSCE
The President of the Swiss Confederation visited Central Asia. Political discussions focused primarily on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and bilateral themes.
Location: Central Asia
The President of the Swiss Confederation, Didier Burkhalter travelled to Belgium where he met the King of the Belgians, Philippe, the Belgian prime minister, Charles Michel, and the foreign minister, Didier Reynders, in Brussels.
Cultural event; Travel; Public event
The President of the Confederation, Didier Burkhalter, visited Ypres with three school classes, winners of the competition he launched on the topic of the First World War. He also took part in a memorial event for the war victims.
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Didier Burkhalter, is to hold the opening speech at the OSCE Conference on Anti-Semitism. The event is being organised by the Swiss Chairmanship, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and Germany.
20 Colombian girls and boys have been invited by Switzerland to get to know around a dozen sports that are well loved in this country.
On 15 October 2014 the President of the Swiss Confederation, Didier Burkhalter, received Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov in Bern for an official visit. Talks centred on Switzerland's activities within the framework of its current OSCE Chairmanship, political developments in the Western Balkans and Ukraine, and bilateral relations.