The revision of the spatial planning law has put the brakes on urban sprawl by forcing local authorities to increase the density of built-up areas, although the application of this...

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The face of Swiss primary schools is changing. New teaching methods are now part of the daily routine. The basic concept of school itself is changing – “skills” rather than...

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Rita Soltermann was a contract child on a farm in the Emmental. From then on she remained “trapped in the bottom drawer”. She appreciates the federal government’s moves to offer...

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Switzerland’s big natural spaces are under pressure. More national parks would be the answer. Yet, a promising project in Ticino has just failed. And the prospects for Switzerland...

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The SVP wants to anchor precedence of national law over international law in the Constitution – a fundamental issue is at stake in the party’s...

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On 25 November 2018 the people will decide on a tough law against fraud in the social security sector. A tiny group has called for a referendum...

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Society

Luzius Mader* was charged by the federal government with the “compulsory social measures” dossier. Overall, he draws a positive interim balance.

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OSA news

Europe was the central theme of this year’s Congress of the Swiss Abroad calling for a taking stock of bilateral relations.

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educationsuisse advises young Swiss Abroad in all matters pertaining to education – from the choice of the education programme to financing

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New Year’s ski camp for young people in Valbella (GR), 26 Dec 2018–4 Jan 2019

Participants can expect a varied programme in the Grisons Alps. In...

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There are still some places free in our New Year’s ski camp in Les Diablerets

Date: Wednesday, 26 December 2018 to Friday, 4 January 2019

Number...

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The aim of the Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad is to make it possible for every Swiss child living abroad to take part in a camp in Switzerland at...

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