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Congress of the Swiss Abroad 2021 postponed to 2022

Put August 19-21, 2022 on your agenda: new date for the 98th Congress of the Swiss Abroad in Lugano.

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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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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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An important political step towards a memorial for Holocaust victims

An important matter of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad has definitely reached both chambers of the Swiss Parliament.

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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