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07 Mar 2012 description

Swiss commitment to North Africa, one year later

30 Jun 2011 description

Peace promotion and human security are central aspects of Swiss foreign policy. The concept of human security makes the safety of individual human beings and their protection against political violence, war and arbitrary treatment a strong priority. As such, Switzerland contributes to solve global problems whilst strengthening its own security. With its good offices, mediation efforts and peace consolidation measures, it supports conflicting parties and helps prevent, alleviate or end armed conflicts.

02 Mar 2011 description

La Suisse renforce son soutien à l'effort international d'assistance aux personnes qui ont fui la Libye en raison des récents troubles. L'Aide humanitaire de la Confédération, qui a déjà déployé des experts dans les régions frontalières de ce pays, a décidé de débloquer 500'000 francs au profit de l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM).

La situation à la frontière entre la Tunisie et la Libye est précaire.