Swiss Review
January 1/20

The shadows of war


The guns may have fallen silent, but the war is by no means over. Pain and shock linger and cast their shadow across subsequent generations. Neutral…

Letters to the editor


The “Fifth Switzerland” helped to drive the green trend


Post-election analysis clearly shows that the “Fifth Switzerland” voted strongly in favour of the Greens in the 2019 National Council elections. On…

Swiss development cooperation requires a larger dose of “Swissness”


Counterfeit notes, expensive chocolate, melting glaciers

Swiss statistics

Jihadi detainees present a dilemma for Switzerland


Gertrud Wilker | She found her voice in German in America.

Literature series

“I particularly enjoy the practical projects”

SwissCommunity news

The “Parliament” of the Swiss Abroad will meet on 14 March 2020 in Bern

SwissCommunity news

What challenges does our democracy face?

What is the procedure for setting up a new Swiss society?

SwissCommunity news

Upon obtaining recognition from the OSA, societies are accepted into the worldwide network of the Swiss Abroad societies and institutions.

The Youth Service introduces a new camp

SwissCommunity news

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 – at two-week summer camps…

What happens to my old-age and survivors’ insurance (OASI) if I live and work abroad?

Notes from the Federal Palace

Votes and Elections

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date. Everything you need to know about voting proposals…


Notes from the Federal Palace

Notify your local Swiss representation of your email address(es) and mobile phone number(s), or of changes to these, and register at the online desk…

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Notes from the Federal Palace

Alpine workshop in a museum


Éric Burnand & Fanny Vaucher | 20th century Switzerland, revisited in a comic


Heidi’s Switzerland bathed in a red sunset


Cleaning service in outer space


Switzerland is contributing 542 million Swiss francs to the new five-year budget of the European Space Agency (ESA). By doing so, it is consolidating…

Martin Suter

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