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Earlier congresses

Here you will find information about previous Congresses of the Swiss Abroad.

DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC, THE 2020 and 2021 CONGRESS WAS POSTPONED TO THE YEAR 2022.

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The 97th Congress of the Swiss Abroad

Montreux 2019

The complexity of social questions increases further. Who is able to tell today how the social, political, economic, employment, migration or mobility situation of tomorrow will look like, to only mention some examples. “What will tomorrow’s world hold?” was the topic of the congress 2019.

The 97th Congress of the Swiss Abroad 2019 in Montreux
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The 96th Congress of the Swiss Abroad

Visp 2018

The relationship between Switzerland and Europe is the subject matter of numerous discussions that have been held at the Congress of the Swiss Abroad in Visp on the topic “Switzerland without Europe – Europe without Switzerland”.

The 96th Congress of the Swiss Abroad 2018 in Visp
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The 95th Congress of the Swiss Abroad

Basel 2017

In what respect does the point of view of the Swiss abroad sometimes differ from that of the Swiss at home. What is the reaction to it and in which concrete benefits does the special point of view result? In line with the topic, the lecturers noticed that “Swiss at Home and Abroad: (form) one World!”.

The 95th Congress of the Swiss Abroad 2017 in Basel
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The 94th Congress of the Swiss Abroad

Bern 2016

On the occasion of the 100-year jubilee of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad with the topic “Switzerland – part of the world’, the Congress of the Swiss Abroad took place in Switzerland’s capital. It was accompanied by a major jubilee celebration on Bundesplatz.

The 94th Congress of the Swiss Abroad 2016 in Bern
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The 93rd Congress of the Swiss Abroad

Geneva 2015

Considering the Swiss elections 2015 coming closer, the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad dealt with the question why persons at an age eligible to vote decide not to vote. For the following motto not only applies to the congress topic: “Community education: guarantee for a living democracy”.

The 93rd Congress of the Swiss Abroad 2015 in Geneva
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