The Swiss community around the globe

About 775,000 Swiss citizens live outside the country's borders, making up about 10% of the total population.

News and Background
Pour les Suisses qui vivent à l'étranger, l'accès aux services financiers du géant jaune est problématique.
Saranno il sole e le spiagge di Nizza ad attirare sempre più svizzeri in Francia? 

Forum Let's discuss

The hundreds of thousands of Swiss citizens living abroad have voting rights, but should they?

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Young Swiss Abroad
The 150 members of the Swiss Youth Parliament voted in the spring in favour of a national youth parliament.
The youth campers found out about different sides to Swiss life, and visited the charity 'Terre des Hommes'
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Die Post verspricht mit ihrem E-Voting-System einen hohen Sicherheits-Standard.
E-voting as carried out in Geneva for national and cantonal elections in 2015
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Tax issues
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Swiss story

We wondered: What would happen if we gave people iPhones and asked them to tell us their Swiss stories?