Until September 10, 2002, what did Switzerland have in common with the Vatican and East Timor?
They were not members of the UN, and shared observer status at proceedings of the world body at its New York headquarters.
We dipped into the archives to see how swissinfo.ch covered the news of September 10, 2002 when the UN General Assembly welcomed Switzerland to the club. And we highlight our analysis of Swiss membership ten years on.
On March 3, 2002, the Swiss population narrowly voted to join the United Nations – a historic decision. It came after more than half a century of ...
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