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14.11.2019

Speaking at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis called for minorities to be respected, pointing out that this is essential to democratic processes. He also said that Switzerland supports the reform proposals intended to enhance the organisation’s effectiveness and explained the strengths Switzerland can bring to the UNESCO Executive Board. Switzerland is campaigning to gain a seat on the Executive Board in the election on 20 November 2019.

Speech of the Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, 14.11.2019.
Speech of the Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, 14.11.2019. © FDFA

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