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The misguided policy of turning a blind eye

The misguided policy of turning a blind eye

Also in Switzerland the "refugee crisis" is causing a stir. A few facts would be a useful input to this discussion. ...>>

Learning from the rich how to save

Learning from the rich how to save

Although the Finance Department regularly announces budget surpluses, development aid is to be cut yet again. What is not being mentioned is that Switzerland's taxation and debt levels are among the lowest. ...>>

2030 Agenda: Switzerland far off the mark

2030 Agenda: Switzerland far off the mark

The international community will meet in New York in July to take stock of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Switzerland too will put forward its plans for attaining the Sustainable Development Goals. ...>>

2030 agenda and private sector

2030 agenda and private sector

The private sector should contribute to "transforming our world", as is the aim of the UN 2030 Agenda. For that, an overhaul of the dominant business model is needed. ...>>

«On-the-spot help» begins in Berne

«On-the-spot help» begins in Berne

«Greater development successes will call for a Swiss policy that places no obstacles in the way of developing countries», says Alliane Sud Director Mark Herkenrath. ...>>

Development aid with vested interests

Development aid with vested interests

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. ...>>

Achieving more with less money?

Achieving more with less money?

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. ...>>

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The electronic newsletter informs you quarterly on new editions of Alliance Sud News and new articles on the website. ...>>

ASN 87 CoverAlliance Sud News is published quarterly and offers a wide range of commentary and critical analyses of Swiss development policy related to poor countries and their population. >>>

 
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