Global Cooperation

Management: Christian Frutiger
Deputy: Christine Schneeberger

The Global Cooperation Department works worldwide to promote a globalisation conducive to development. It focuses on a number of cross-border themes:

The department: 

  • responds with five global programmes to global challenges in the fields of climate change, food security, water management, health and migration
  • engages in dialogue with multilateral institutions and participates in institutional and political dialogue
  • observes international trends in development policy and engages in dialogue with international partners and research centres
  • carries out a support function for the entire SDC in the fields of information management, knowledge transfer and culture. 


The organizational units:

Staff unit Global Cooperation

Analysis and Policy Division

Global Institutions Division

Global Programme Climate Change and Environment Division

Global Programme Food Security Division

Global Programme Health Division

Global Programme Migration and Development Division

Global Programme Water Division

Knowledge-Learning-Culture Division