He dreamed of paradise on Earth and achieved worldwide fame with his paintings from Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands. Paul Gauguin, born in 1848, painted his ideal of an untainted...

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More and more Swiss people are living abroad. They are being seriously courted by the political parties. This raises the question of whether the Swiss Abroad should become the 27th...

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Anyone who contemplates the notion of “politics” must consider whether this entails fundamental questions, specific strategies or the activities involved in the daily business of...

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There are 16,000 paragliders in Switzerland, which makes it the leading nation in the world in terms of participation in the sport. The beauty and diversity of the locations,...

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Organisation of the swiss abroad

Summer camps for children aged 8 to 14

From the end of June to the end of August 2015, Swiss children abroad can have a fantastic time at two-week summer camps while also discovering Switzerland and its culture together...

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Politics
03/17/2015

Who? How? Where? When? Why?

Information online will be of particular importance to the Swiss Abroad at the forthcoming election. An overview of the most important and informative...

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The electorate will be voting on four completely different issues on 14 June 2015: inheritance tax, artificial insemination, radio and TV licence fees...

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Two parties failed miserably with proposals on key issues at the referendum held on 8 March – the Swiss Green Liberal Party (GLP) with its “Energy tax...

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Culture

One record comes after the other at Art Basel. With a feel for the spirit of the times, the world’s leading art show originated from a bar-room...

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Organisation of the swiss abroad
03/17/2015

OSA advice

Before emigrating I spent several years working in Switzerland and paid old-age and survivors’ insurance/invalidity insurance (AHV/IV) contributions....

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Switzerland’s dual education system is often held up as a successful export. The USA, for example, is showing great interest in application-oriented...

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The Youth Service of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) has again put together a wide range of attractive offers this year. 

Whether for one...

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14 to 16 August 2015, International Conference Centre in Geneva (CICG)

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