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250th fundraiser The story behind Swiss Solidarity

Launched on Thursday, the humanitarian charity Swiss Solidarity has devoted its 250th fundraising campaign to women in crises.

International Day of Democracy Press freedom becomes a test case for Swiss foreign policy

As Switzerland and other countries back multilateral efforts to bolster a free press, NGOs are watching to see if concrete actions will follow.

Opinion Switzerland: the imaginary champion

Historian Jakob Tanner writes that Switzerland must be careful not to be blinded by a glossy version of itself that it had a hand in creating.

Foreign affairs ‘You’ll never hear “Switzerland first” from me’

Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis aims to strengthen Switzerland’s sense of identity in the wider world, as he told

Jacques Pitteloud  Meet Switzerland’s new man in Washington 

Switzerland’s incoming ambassador to the United States Jacques Pitteloud talks about his priorities and how he sees his post.

embassies and consulates A summer stroll through Bern’s diplomatic quarters

The Swiss capital is home to nearly 100 foreign embassies and consulates. These are some of their most striking facades and interesting stories.

Mismanagement allegations Swiss UNRWA boss said to have created ‘toxic work environment’

Pierre Krähenbühl, Swiss head of Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA, is said to have created a post for his mistress which was funded by Bern.

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