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Swiss Review
February 1/21

Delayed democracy

Editorial

Hanna Sahlfeld-Singer is a Swiss Abroad. The 77-year-old, who lives in Germany, says she takes part in every federal vote – honouring time and again…

From small pencil factory to global brand

Images

The woman who put Napoleon in his place

Literature series

Germaine de Staël, of Genevan origin, was a woman of letters and a leading intellectual who lived in Paris but had to flee to exile in Switzerland…

No liability regulations for Swiss multinationals

Politics

The Responsible Business Initiative failed to win a cantonal majority. Nevertheless, Swiss companies are under increasing pressure to act in an…

Controversial alternative to the password jungle

Politics

Dying to save the forest, the adventure of Swiss hero Bruno Manser

Profile

How the pandemic spiralled

Society

Beard business

Swiss statistics

Readers give “Swiss Review” good marks – and have a clear idea of what they want

SwissCommunity news

A very large proportion of “Swiss Review” readers rate our magazine as “good” or even “very good”. Many of them also have clear ideas as to how we…

New events in 2021: online offers to accompany the traditional summer and winter camps

SwissCommunity news

New website for OSA, Youth Service and “Swiss Review”

SwissCommunity news

The new website not only features fresh content and advice – it will also be our community hub allowing the Swiss Abroad to interact, share knowledge,…

Summer camps for children aged 8 to 14

SwissCommunity news

Swiss children living abroad will have an opportunity to get to know Switzerland and its culture – and have a great time with around 40 other children…

“It would be a great first step if we had 40 per cent women”

SwissCommunity news

Better representation of women is an objective shared by the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA). The elections to the Council of the Swiss Abroad…

Gaining work experience in Switzerland

SwissCommunity news

Votes and Elections

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Everything you need to know about voting proposals (voting pamphlets, committees, recommendations by Parliament and the Federal Council etc.) is…

Letters to the editor

Mailbag

Life after the Lovebugs

Sounds

Geneva in another light

Books

Voting day

Books

“It was going to be the best possible day. Vreni didn’t care about the fog that had been smothering the farm since Friday...”.

Livia Leu

Top pick

Christoph Blocher: No turns to yes

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