Implementation in and by Switzerland

Political article

We need sustainability assessments!

Sustainability cannot become a request show. If the Federal Council takes it seriously, the monitoring of it should be built into free trade agreements as a matter of course.
Press release

2030 Agenda: Domestic policy is foreign policy!

Swiss civil society – organized in the Platform Agenda 2030 – presented its report entitled «How sustainable is Switzerland? Implementing the 2030 Agenda from a civil society perspective».
Political article

Sustainability at the centre of power?

The implementation of the 2030 Agenda is organizationally a difficult undertaking. Switzerland too is facing its problems in that regard. Who in the administration should be charged with this task? And what powers will it require?
Political article

Big show, little Switzerland...

Switzerland's progress report could make for an embarrassing appearance before the UN and set a bad example for States that are even less serious about implementing the 2030 Agenda.
Article as analysis

«Typically Swiss compromise» would be disastrous

In the Swiss Federal Administration, there is discord over which body should take the lead on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. There is an urgent need to assign responsibility at a very senior level, and for powers clearly defined.
Article as analysis

2030 Agenda: Teeth for the paper tiger

Alliance Sud is committed to the implementation of the ambitious global reference framework that is the 2030 Agenda. Hereunder are the crucial points from a development standpoint.
Political article

SDGs: Swiss civil society gets organised

Alliance Sud, the Swiss Federation of Trade Unions, the Environment Alliance and the Centre for Peacebuilding are coordinating how the Swiss civil society can help the Sustainable Development Goals on the road to succes.
Article as analysis

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.
Article as analysis

Sustainability for the mass market

Am 1. Mai 2013 gab der Bundesrat grünes Licht für einen Vierjahreskredit über 30 Millionen Franken für die strategische Partnerschaft zwischen dem Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft (Seco) und der holländischen Stiftung für nachhaltigen Handel (IDH).