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ELECTIONS 2019  Swiss abroad voted differently – but many could not 

Swiss citizens abroad had the right to take part in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but many could not. Their frustration is palpable.

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gender roles Swiss ambassador to Nepal: ‘We have more to do’ on women's rights

The first Swiss female Ambassador to Nepal shares her views about the transition to a federal democratic republic and the progress in women’s rights.

#SWIontour Swiss in Minnesota call for compromise and e-voting

Finding middle ground in an increasingly polarized political landscape is key, say Swiss voters living in the American Midwest.

#SWIonTour What does an honorary consul do?

Meet the man bridging the distance between Switzerland and its people in Colorado, USA.

Swiss National Day What being Swiss means to these expats

Today isn’t a federal holiday for Swiss people living abroad, but many will be thinking about their homeland.

Fête des Vignerons Expat Swiss celebrated at historic winegrower’s festival

The expatriate Swiss community has been attending the once-in-a-lifetime Fête des Vignerons, currently taking place on the shores of Lake Geneva.

This content was published on July 25, 2019 4:18 PM

Swiss in the US: Part 3 of 4 Hundreds of Swiss in ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’

The Twin Cities Swiss American Association, founded in 1973, boasts 425 members – 43 of whom have joined in the past year.

Digital Democracy E-voting suffers another setback amid expat Swiss concerns

The government has decided to suspend efforts to enshrine electronic voting in Swiss law, but it plans to continue trials using improved systems.

women's strike Expat Swiss weighs women's equality in UK and Switzerland

What does Leandra Bias, a Swiss woman living in London, think of Friday's nationwide women’s strike in Switzerland?

Old age in New Zealand Kiwi pension tension heads for showdown

Swiss in New Zealand often suffer when it comes to pensions, although many make use of a workaround – for the moment.

Exhibition: Switzerland Elsewhere Whatever happened to all those Swiss expats?

Meet “Müller, the Turk”. As a young man, railway worker Jakob Müller travelled from Lucerne to Istanbul – where he embarked on a storybook career.

Head count Swiss expat community hits 760,000

The number of Swiss Abroad citizens grew by 1.1% to reach 760,200 at the end of last year. Most live in neighbouring countries and in the US.

This content was published on March 28, 2019 2:36 PM