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'Smile for the future' Lausanne environment activists call for action on global warming

An international summit of young climate activists has called for concrete measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

This content was published on August 9, 2019 4:28 PM

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Appeal Climate protestors take their case to court

Environmental activists have announced they will challenge in court their summary punishments for blocking access to Swiss banks last week.

This content was published on July 19, 2019 3:10 PM

100 years ago Switzerland, the League of Nations, and the shadow of revolution

The League of Nations was founded 100 years ago, with Geneva as its headquarters, in response to the First World War. 

Disruptive conduct Former Syrian mayor expelled from Geneva hospital

The former mayor of Eastern Aleppo, who has been on hunger strike, has been expelled from a Geneva hospital and fined after a clash with staff. 

This content was published on July 3, 2019 4:52 PM

People’s initiative Voters to have final say on arms export ban

Campaigners for a ban on Swiss arms exports have handed in the necessary number of signatures to force a nationwide vote on the issue.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 6:36 PM

equal treatment Huge turnout for women’s strike in Switzerland

Women across Switzerland have taken to the streets on Friday to demand equal treatment and conditions compared with their male counterparts.

This content was published on June 14, 2019 9:39 PM

Stats behind the women's strike Minding the gap between the sexes in Switzerland

Equal rights may be enshrined in the constitution, but from the workplace to the home, inequality between men and women persists.

Feminism Why Swiss women are back on strike today

On June 14, 1991, half a million women in Switzerland joined the first women’s strike. Nearly 30 years later, they’re mobilising again.

Far to go Decades after war, Kosovo shapes up with Swiss support

Twenty years after the end of the war in Kosovo, the young republic still faces serious challenges, but there are many signs of progress.