Samir came to Switzerland from Iraq at the age of six. That was in 1961. He is today one of Switzerland’s best-known film directors. Around ten years ago he began conducting...

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Economists believe the Swiss National Bank’s decision to abandon its policy of pegging the Swiss franc to the euro was swayed by a fear of losing control over the currency. A look...

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In June the Swiss women will take part in the World Cup for the first time in the history of football. Yet this success has not brought them much money or attention.

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Immigration is the biggest political bone of contention in Switzerland this year. For immigrants already here, how Switzerland envisages integration in future is a particularly...

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Georg Kohler, a professor emeritus of political philosophy at the University of Zurich, is conducting political observation and analysis on behalf of the Swiss Abroad throughout...

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Switzerland is struggling with the implementation of the Swiss People’s Party’s (SVP) immigration initiative – the deadlines are tight, the list of...

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Tim Guldimann, who has been ambassador in Berlin for five years, is a well-known figure in Switzerland’s diplomatic corps. He is now stepping down but...

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A specialist in cutting production times, American professor Suzanne de Treville sees the strong Swiss franc as an opportunity for Switzerland.

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Economy

Established in the valley of Saint-Imier in 1935, the factory that makes Ragusa is seeking to double its production capacity. The Bloch family is...

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The production of Camille Bloch chocolates in Courtelary in the Bernese Jura begins in a modest warehouse. The product’s key ingredient is found in...

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OSA news

The school and academic year is coming to an end. Final examinations are approaching, perhaps followed by a degree award ceremony. Many students can...

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This year’s youth session will take place during the summer owing to the parliamentary elections. 200 young people can take part – several places are...

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600 children aged 13 and 14 will enjoy a winter sports week at Lenk in the Bernese Oberland free of charge from 2 to 9 January 2016. The 600...

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The President of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) has announced that he will be stepping down from office at the Congress of the Swiss...

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The Swiss Abroad’s increasingly difficult relationship with the Swiss banks, in particular over the closure of bank accounts without providing...

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05/02/2015

OSA advice

The news has just shown a Swiss citizen returning from abroad who was able to vote twice in the recent popular vote. How has this come about?

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At its spring meeting the Council of the Swiss Abroad (CSA) primarily focussed on the parliamentary elections of 18 October.

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The Swiss Abroad will meet for their annual congress from 14 to 16 August 2015. It is being held in Geneva at the CICG international conference centre...

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