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Swiss Review
June 3/15

Well prepared for education

SwissCommunity news

The school and academic year is coming to an end. Final examinations are approaching, perhaps followed by a degree award ceremony.

Youth session from 24 to 30 August 2015

SwissCommunity news

This year’s youth session will take place during the summer owing to the parliamentary elections. 200 young people can take part – several places are…

Free participation in ski camp for youngsters

SwissCommunity news

600 children aged 13 and 14 will enjoy a winter sports week at Lenk in the Bernese Oberland free of charge from 2 to 9 January 2016. The 600…

Jacques-Simon Eggly steps down

SwissCommunity news

The banks and the Swiss Abroad

SwissCommunity news

The Swiss Abroad’s increasingly difficult relationship with the Swiss banks, in particular over the closure of bank accounts without providing…

OSA advice

SwissCommunity news

The news has just shown a Swiss citizen returning from abroad who was able to vote twice in the recent popular vote. How has this come about?

Franziska Rogger | The path to political equality

Books

Meeting of the Council of the Swiss Abroad

SwissCommunity news

At its spring meeting the Council of the Swiss Abroad (CSA) primarily focussed on the parliamentary elections of 18 October.

Echo

Echo

Forecasts in election year

Editorial

Switzerland’s political analysts were engaged in intense activity on 12 April. The elections in the canton of Zurich caused a buzz of excitement from…

Charles Lewinsky | Surviving the winter in two senses

Books

An Iraqi family scattered all over the world

Images

What’s important is the blend of Turkish hazelnuts and cocoa beans from Ghana

Economy

The Congress of the Swiss Abroad focuses on democracy

SwissCommunity news

Tom Tirabosco | The story of an exile in Geneva told in a cartoon strip

Books

About us and our past

Discoveries

Publications

Notes from the Federal Palace

Elections et votations

Notes from the Federal Palace

A journey into the unknown – immigration and the EU

Politics

Switzerland is struggling with the implementation of the Swiss People’s Party’s (SVP) immigration initiative – the deadlines are tight, the list of…

The concerns of the Swiss Abroad are being neglected

Politics

Camille Bloch: investing in a 4th generation of chocolatiers

Economy

“The strong Swiss franc? An opportunity to adopt a different approach to manufacturing.”

Politics

Letters to the editor

Mailbag

The federal popular initiative

Notes from the Federal Palace

This instrument enables a handful of citizens to put forward a partial or complete amendment to the federal constitution. This article, an extract…

Registration as Swiss nationals abroad entitled to vote

SwissCommunity news

The form to register or renew an entry in the electoral roll can also be found at:

Quotes

Quotes

“We cannot allow people to perish.”

Federal Councillor Simonetta Sommaruga on the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean

“Those swimming in money…

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