The 2011 protest movements and uprisings triggered lengthy processes with uncertain outcomes in the countries of North Africa. What is left today of what was dubbed the 'Arab Spring'? What foreign policy should Switzerland pursue in this region? This SPS provides an overview of the transition in North Africa and explains how Switzerland promotes peaceful change in the region.
The action plan demonstrates how Switzerland and its partners team up to play a leading role in efforts to abolish capital punishment worldwide. Switzerland categorically opposes the death penalty under all circumstances.
La guerre de l'eau: L'or bleu, une source de conflits à travers le monde / Un pays figé: En Bosnie et Herzégovine, les jeunes souffrent d'un manque de perspectives / Révolution 4.0: Une chance pour les pays défavorisés?
The strategy sets out the principles of action and the key objectives of Swiss foreign policy regarding gender equality and women's rights. It outlines the basic principles of the commitment to make a genuine, tangible contribution to an inclusive and equitable society, creating greater prosperity for the benefit of all.
The flyer provides information on the content of the 2030 Agenda – with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals – adopted by the UN member states in 2015. It also provides an overview of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda by Switzerland, cooperation with non-governmental and sub-national stakeholders and reporting to the UN.
Executive summary of the report on Effectiveness 2017: Swiss International Cooperation in the Field of Employment
The Report on Effectiveness 2017 presents the achieved results of the international cooperation of SDC and SECO in the field of employment between 2005-2014. Independent experts have assessed the effectiveness of more 72 projects and programs. The report also shows which factors have influenced the effectiveness. The SDC and SECO regularly produce reports on effectiveness in order to analyze the achieved results of their interventions in certain thematic fields.