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Live stream of the 1 August 2021 celebration in Brunnen

Join us from all over the world: At 5 p.m. (CET/Swiss time), our Director Ariane Rustichelli will speak at the Area for the Swiss Abroad in Brunnen (SZ).

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Successful 1st Congress of Young Swiss Abroad

For the first time, young Swiss Abroad joined together online. On the topics of education, work, politics and culture in Switzerland, the young people were able to discuss and help shape the future.

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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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"Thanks to you, Switzerland is an infinitely large country."

Video message from Mr Guy Parmelin, President of the Swiss Confederation, to mark Swiss National Day for the Swiss Abroad.

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Holidays in Switzerland

5 Tips for entering and staying in Switzerland.

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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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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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