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Heinz Frei

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Women’s session calls for more equality

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Nik Bärtsch | Improvised modules

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A guide to Switzerland

Books

Federal votes

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date.

Solidarity payment for victims of compulsory social measures

Notes from the Federal Palace

Help in entering the Swiss job market

Notes from the Federal Palace

When Swiss Abroad return to Switzerland, it often means they are also looking for a job. Finding one is not always easy. However, there is an office…

Summer holiday camps for children aged 8 to 14

SwissCommunity news

Voluntary subscriptions to bolster the "Swiss Review"

SwissCommunity news

Readers of “Swiss Review” may wish to support it with a voluntary subscription fee. Your support expressed in this way will help us to offer the…

Youth offers in 2022 for young people from the age of 15

SwissCommunity news

Apprenticeship or university? Or even both?

SwissCommunity news

Swiss Abroad can also benefit from the excellent and diverse range of educational opportunities available in Switzerland.

Covid’s political side-effects

Covid-19
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The votes of 13 February 2022

Politics

Switzerland’s paradoxical love affair with cash

Society

Same-sex couples can now marry in Switzerland too

Politics

Swiss scientists calculate the most exact pi number ever

Knowledge

Urs Faes | “Literature cannot rival history”

Literature series

Novelist Urs Faes digs into his memory.

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Eat up! – Swiss people are piling on the kilos

Swiss statistics

Swiss, Tamil and a global star

Culture

A new predator in Switzerland

Nature et environnement
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Globi will soon turn 90. He has had an eventful life so far.

Images

Swiss arms industry on the defensive

Focus
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Letters to the editor

Mailbag

International musical success – and a more controversial export

Editorial

“For refugees, starting a new life in a country where you are not necessarily welcome feels almost like a miracle,” says our cover star, Priya Ragu.

Natallia Hersche

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Olympic medal bonanza for Switzerland

News

Burning Witches | Enjoyable retro kitsch

Sounds

Patrick Chappatte | A look back at Covid-19, in snapshots

Books

Votes and Elections

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date.

New ways to send voting papers?

Notes from the Federal Palace

Swiss Abroad can only vote if the relevant voting papers arrive in time. But sending voting papers is a major logistical challenge, further…

E-voting – reorientation process currently ongoing

Notes from the Federal Palace

The voice of young Swiss Abroad

SwissCommunity news

Educational opportunities in Switzerland were discussed at the very first Congress of Young Swiss Abroad. Characterised by lively debate, the event…

The new Council of the Swiss Abroad

SwissCommunity news

Swissinfo | New Swiss Abroad boss lays out his vision

Filippo Lombardi succeeds Remo Gysin

SwissCommunity news

What to do with your old banknotes

Voluntary subscriptions to bolster the "Swiss Review"

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Readers of “Swiss Review” may wish to support it with a voluntary subscription fee. Your support expressed in this way will help us to offer the…

From student to skilled worker

SwissCommunity news

Daddy time

Swiss statistics

Independence of the judiciary under scrutiny

Politics

Borders far away, borders in the mind

News feature

Alfred A. Häsler | “Window into a more civilised world”

Literature series

Bernard Rappaz, self-proclaimed Winkelried of cannabis

Society

From zeroes to heroes

Images

The weather extremes of climate change

Knowledge

Swiss healthcare on the brink of intensive care

Focus

Letters to the editor

Mailbag

Swiss healthcare: is it still fit for purpose?

Editorial

It is a big number as well as being entirely abstract: 82,000,000,000 Swiss francs. This is the sum spent on Swiss healthcare every year. Is it a lot…

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet in Geneva

News

0Z, beat magician

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Lukas Hartmann | Shadow dance

Books

Jules Spinatsch | Davos, a town to rent

Books

Cow wins on recount. Marmot thwarted.

Swiss statistics

Stefanie Heinzmann | Formulaic reality

Sounds

Votes and Elections

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date.

Schools that promote Swiss values in addition to knowledge

Notes from the Federal Palace

One fifth of Swiss Abroad are younger than 18

Notes from the Federal Palace

At the end of 2020, 776,300 Swiss were living abroad. The “Fifth Switzerland” therefore has roughly the same population as the canton of Vaud. Our…

A holistic approach to camp leadership

SwissCommunity news

“That deep connection with Europe is being called into question”

SwissCommunity news

Nicolas Bouvier | To Japan and Afghanistan in a Topolino

Literature series

Voters dash the government’s climate policy hopes by rejecting the CO2 Act

Politics

Switzerland is veering from its set course on climate change. Voters have rejected the beefed-up CO2 Act, making the goals of the Paris Agreement even…

Federal Council ditches framework agreement – what now for Swiss-EU relations?

Politics

Borders – a story of jeopardy and opportunity

Images

Preventing words from turning into deeds again

Society

Elena: “I always try to form my own opinion”

Focus

Switzerland’s biggest aerial transport network

News feature

The “99 per cent initiative”

Politics

Should tax on capital income increase?

Alternative families are here to stay – now they want greater recognition

Politics

Olivia: “I want to add my voice to the fight against inequality”

Focus

Cléo: “Swiss politics? It’s a huge muddle for such a little country.”

Focus

Juliette: “The decisions that are made do affect the lives of young Swiss citizens”

Focus

Lionel: “We need to create spaces for young people.”

Focus

Kimmo: “I would like to sail around the world”

Focus

Johanna: “We could use our voice to do more against climate change”

Focus

Yves: “I give my all playing football”

Focus

Jason: “I am a keen, effective, quick-witted debater”

Focus

Noelia: “Sitting around at home is not really my thing”

Focus

Anne: “I have the vote, so I want to use it”

Focus
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Sweet sixteen

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Moritz: “I take responsibility for my decisions”

Focus

Dejwana: “Switzerland? It’s better than Lebanon, where we struggled to be accepted”

Focus

Lisa: “After all, it is our future at stake”

Focus

Malin: “Missing a few hours of classroom time is a trifling matter in view of the climate crisis we face”

Focus

Valérie: “We should start with the little things in our own lives first”

Focus

Switzerland debates whether 16-year-olds are already old enough to vote

Focus

Covid-19 to bring nursing staff more than applause

Covid-19

Letters to the editor

Mailbag

Turning point with an unclear outcome

Editorial

“Berne slams the door shut.” This is how the normally rather staid “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” described the Swiss government’s unilateral decision at the…

Lara Gut-Behrami

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Bye Berne!

News

Lea Maria Fries | From light to music

Sounds

Kurt Marti | Late poems on love and death

Books

Bernese theologian and author Kurt Marti died in 2017 at the ripe age of 96. He would have been 100 this year.

Votes and Elections

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date.

The pandemic has changed the nature of consular services

Notes from the Federal Palace

Fun in the snow with 600 Swiss teenagers

SwissCommunity news

In Switzerland for education or training

SwissCommunity news

Information on education in Switzerland specifically for young Swiss Abroad

New digital offers for young Swiss Abroad

SwissCommunity news
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What about military service if I return to Switzerland?

SwissCommunity news

Unhappy brewers, happy revenue officers

Swiss statistics

Ernst Frey | Across America like Chaplin’s tramp

Literature series

Swiss popular writer Ernst Frey travelled across the United States on foot as a callow 15-year-old

Why did Swiss politicians consider silencing the scientists on Covid?

Society

Fines for begging? A European judgement overrules Swiss justice

Society

The phantom music festival

News feature

Human heat maps

Images

Switzerland’s burka ban is mainly symbolic

Politics
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Letters to the editor

Mailbag

Bainvegnì en il pajais da las bleras linguas

Editorial

La pitschna Svizra è in pajais pluriling , in pajais cun gist quatter linguas naziunalas uffizialas: Quai accentuain nus adina puspè gugent. Nus…

Alan Roura, a child of the sea

Profile

Grüezi, bonjour, allegra, benvenuto: A nation of polyglots

Focus

Alexandre Fischer

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Gerhard Pfister

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Military service – from home

News

Steiner & Madlaina | Biting but plaintive at the same time

Sounds

Votes and Elections

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date.

“A Swiss citizen remains a Swiss citizen, wherever they live in the world”

Notes from the Federal Palace

The Federal Council – edited into a perfect team

Notes from the Federal Palace

Cilette Ofaire | Longing for freedom

Books

How Angela Meraviglia is living her studies in Switzerland

SwissCommunity news
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Voluntary OASI made easier

SwissCommunity news

What challenges does our democracy face?

SwissCommunity news
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