Travel advice

The latest on the security situation, potential risks and recommended precautions.


A model of Geneva showing a section of the city centre, the lake and the Jet d’Eau.

Geneva: a platform for NGOs

Geneva, home to the European headquarters of the UN, is an important place of work for international civil society. More than 750 NGOs are currently based there.

Blogpost: Explore this ecosystem

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Questionnaire for Swiss nationals abroad

The Consular Directorate is gearing up for the future: please tell us your needs and expectations as a Swiss national living abroad.

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Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis at the vernissage for AVIS28

AVIS28 – Inspiring Switzerland to be ready for the future

Swiss foreign policy needs to become more targeted, better interconnected and more reactive.

Dossier AVIS28

Ignazio Cassis


Online desk FDFA

Online desk FDFA

Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.

Online desk FDFA


Travel advice, security situation and representations

Well prepared and ready to go: information on the security situation and addresses of the Swiss representations abroad

Representations and travel advice

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Foreign policy strategy

Foreign policy strategy 2016–2019

The objective of the strategy is to safeguard Switzerland's interests, independence, well-being and security.

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Institutional agreement

Institutional agreement

With this institutional agreement, the Federal Council intends to secure the bilateral path and access to the EU internal market in the long term.

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74th UN General Assembly

apps.eda.base.components.content.agendaticker.from: Monday, 23.09.2019
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