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Conference on Disarmament Can the Swiss help revitalise nuclear talks?

Switzerland is taking over the presidency of the world's main multilateral forum for nuclear disarmament, which has been deadlocked for two decades.

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Disarmament Why Switzerland hasn’t (yet) signed the treaty banning nuclear weapons

Switzerland has not yet signed or ratified the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, adopted by the United Nations last summer.

framework agreement Swiss-EU disputes could go to ‘arbitration court’, says government

The Federal Council has declared a willingness to accept a special arbitration court to settle legal disputes arising from Swiss-EU relations.

Switzerland and Nigeria Is the Abacha accord a model for returning ‘dictator funds’?

Switzerland is cleaning up its image as a haven for “dirty money”, but NGOs have concerns about a recent agreement to return assets to Nigeria.

UNRWA Switzerland ‘extremely worried’ by US aid cuts to Palestinians

The Swiss foreign ministry says it is preoccupied by the US aid cut to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).