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Humanitarian concern  Swiss government calls on Turkey to cease fire in Syria 

The Swiss government has called for Turkey to implement an immediate ceasefire in Syria. It is also taking steps to facilitate humanitarian aid. 

This content was published on October 16, 2019 3:29 PM

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Turkey operation Swiss foreign minister criticises Turkish offensive in Syria

Ignazio Cassis has criticised the Turkish military operation in northern Syria calling it a flagrant violation of international law. 

This content was published on October 11, 2019 8:04 AM

Migration Swiss justice minister sceptical of migrant relocation deal

The preliminary agreement on refugee allocation penned in Malta won’t find a majority, predicts Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter.

This content was published on October 8, 2019 9:03 PM

Agenda 2030 Switzerland's top UN diplomat in New York

Switzerland's top ranking UN diplomat in New York Mirjana Spoljaric talks about why aid alone isn't enough to achieve sustainable development.

Going 'home' What would Kosovo do without the diaspora?

What would happen to Kosovo if remittances from ethnic Albanians in Switzerland were to dry up? 

Speed demons Confiscated luxury cars yield CHF27 million at Geneva auction

A collection of 25 luxury cars seized from Equatorial Guinea's vice president as part of a Swiss money-laundering probe were sold at an auction ...

This content was published on September 29, 2019 6:32 PM

Innovation Swiss president highlights digital responsibility in New York

Speaking in front of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Ueli Maurer described the UN Charter and the Geneva Conventions as “compasses of values” ...

This content was published on September 25, 2019 8:50 AM

Good offices Swiss foreign minister sees Syrian peace within reach

Switzerland, as the host state for Geneva’s peace process for Syria, supports the rapid establishment of a Syrian constitutional committee.

This content was published on September 24, 2019 10:00 PM

Swiss diplomacy What are Switzerland’s good offices good for?

As tensions and oil prices rise in the Middle East, the Swiss foreign ministry is offering its good offices. But what are they?

Thomas Greminger Coffee with Europe’s peace manager

Thomas Greminger, the first Swiss Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), has a lot on his plate.

Permanent Record Snowden’s memoir: Key takeaways on his time in Geneva

Former US spy Edward Snowden has published his memoir. We take a closer look at the chapter on the two years he spent in Geneva.