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Educating Switzerland

How does Switzerland turn out enough skilled workers? Do Swiss universities fare well on the world stage? Which languages are taught in Swiss schools?

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Making Switzerland home

Expat, immigrant, foreigner: Whatever you call yourself, you’re in good company. One in four people living in Switzerland is not Swiss.

Direct democracy

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Heinrich Bullinger The challenges of marrying a nun during the Reformation

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The letter which was delivered to the Oetenbach convent on September 30, 1527, changed Anna Adlischwyler’s life for ever.

Failed war on drugs Southeast Asia seeks new solutions to drug crisis

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Former Swiss President Ruth Dreifuss tells swissinfo.ch about a shift in drugs policy in Thailand and Myanmar.

Mont-Soleil Switzerland celebrates 25 years of solar innovation

Solar power has made significant strides in Switzerland but is still struggling to truly emerge from the shadows.

Diversity Religious recognition in Switzerland—a cantonal affair

A multicultural society is often a multi-religious one. How can Switzerland best manage its growing diversity and the frictions which can arise?

Yemen crisis ‘We look on as people starve to death, and we do nothing’

Despite the catastrophic situation in Yemen, political scientist Elham Manea still believes the situation is not hopeless in her country.