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The Council of States sends a strong signal towards a memorial for the victims of National Socialism

On 8 June 2021, the Council of States approved a memorial for the victims of National Socialism.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

Under what conditions can Swiss Abroad be vaccinated in Switzerland and what is the vaccination strategy of the Swiss Confederation?

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At the end of 2020, 776,300 Swiss citizens lived abroad.

Community of the Swiss Abroad in numbers:


of all Swiss citizens live abroad.


Added together, they would form the fourth largest canton in Switzerland.


Swiss citizens emigrated in 2020.

Living abroad

Emigration & return migration

Voting & co-determination

Offers & events

The introduction of one or more reliable e-voting systems would finally enable the 207,375 Swiss citizens living abroad who are registered to vote to actively participate in referendums and elections in Switzerland.
Ariane Rustichelli Director, Organisation of the Swiss Abroad, SwissCommunity