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COVID-19 Vaccination: Recognition of certificates

Current regulations on the vaccination for Swiss Abroad and on entering and staying in Switzerland.

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100 years of recruit care packages

Every year, young Swiss men and women return to Switzerland to complete the recruit school. Since 1921, the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad has been sweetening their days with a recruit care package full of goodies and useful information.

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New social security agreement between Switzerland and the United Kingdom

After Brexit, a new agreement will once again allow the Swiss Abroad to be connected to the British healthcare system.

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The new head of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad and its goals for the legislative period 2021 - 2025

Filippo Lombardi replaces Remo Gysin as President of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad. In its new constitution, the Council of the Swiss Abroad decides on the goals and approaches for the next four years.

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SWISSCOMMUNITY

Statistics

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

Community of the Swiss Abroad in numbers:

11%

of all Swiss citizens live abroad.

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

25,796

Swiss citizens emigrated in 2020.

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Holidays in Switzerland

5 Tips for entering and staying in Switzerland.

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Wir sind la cinquième Svizzera

SwissCommunity – Welcome to the “Fifth Switzerland”. Become a member of the biggest network for Swiss Abroad. For a piece of home, wherever you are.

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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
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