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Swiss Review
June 3/14

Patrick Deville | Discoverer and universal genius

Books

The saying goes that a prophet is without honour in his own country. This is certainly true in the case of Alexandre Yersin (1863-1943). However,…

A tale of minorities

Culture

Now an editor working in French-speaking Switzerland, I spent my early years as a Swiss abroad, only arriving in Geneva in 1975. I was born in Lesotho…

Publication

Notes from the Federal Palace

Bulletins

Echo

The Swiss people must provide clarity

Editorial

Football fever is currently taking hold around the world. Millions of people are excitedly looking forward to Brazil where the World Cup Final will be…

Mailbag

Mailbag

Cut-out images

Images

Gripen fighter jets suffer crash landing

Politics

The Swiss air force will have to fly into the future without new fighter jets as the Swiss people

rejected the acquisition of 22 Swedish Gripen…

Lessons in democracy

Politics

Switzerland during the First World War

Culture

While our nation was not directly involved in the First World War with millions of dead and wounded, the events that took place between 1914 and 1918…

Swiss literature – a presentation in Leipzig

Culture

At the best possible moment

Culture

Two representatives of small Swiss publishing houses, Jean Richard of “édition d’enbas” in Lausanne and Madlaina Bundi from “hier + jetzt” in Baden,…

Philippe Jaccottet | He put the small town of Grignan in the south of France on the map of world literature

Literature series

OSA advice

SwissCommunity news

Shortly after my 70th birthday, I received a demand from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office regarding a mandatory medical examination for my…

Information on the right to participate in votes and elections

SwissCommunity news

The Swiss abroad can participate in elections and referenda in Switzerland provided they are registered on an electoral roll in Switzerland.

Youth Seminar at the Congress of the Swiss Abroad

SwissCommunity news

92nd Congress of the Swiss Abroad in Baden – 15 to 17 August 2014

SwissCommunity news

Switzerland as a Protecting Power

Notes from the Federal Palace

Change at the top of the Consular Directorate

Notes from the Federal Palace

Gerhard Brügger from Berne to Accra/Ghana and Jürg Burri from the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) back to the FDFA.

An outside perspective on national history

Discoveries

Globi becomes an organic farmer

Discoveries

Untouched nature

Discoveries
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