Policy of cooperation. Swiss budget of cooperation, SDC, Seco. UN- Sustainable Develogment Goals (SDG).
A few weeks ago the Finance Committee of the National Council moved for Switzerland's development assistance to be drastically reduced. Comments by Mark Herkenrath, Director Alliance Sud. ...>>
The Government hails the long-term strategic benefits of development cooperation, while at the same time it is planning massive cuts precisely in this area. ...>>
The adoption of the UN Agenda 2030 was a historic moment. In Spring the UN Statistical Commission will decide how progress in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals will be measured. ...>>
Switzerland's development spending under the 2016 budget and the 2017-19 Stabilization Programme is undergoing a massive cut. Comments by Mark Herkenrath, Director Alliance Sud. ...>>
"Development aid reinforces poverty" – the Swiss media have used this headline in commenting on Nobel Prize Winner Angus Deaton's research. There's a major misunderstanding in this debate. ...>>
Switzerland is proud of its contribution to the successful adoption of the 2030 Agenda. At the same time the Government is planning deep cuts to development cooperation funding. ...>>
"Additional climate aid without new funds limits existing tasks", says Manuel Sager, Director of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in an interview. ...>>