The first wolves wandered back into Switzerland 25 years ago. Around 80 wolves now roam the Swiss Alps and Jura mountains, and their numbers are growing rapidly. Currently a...

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Should Switzerland abandon the Swiss-EU agreement on the free movement of persons? It should, according to an SVP initiative that will be put to the people on 17 May. The outcome...

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The new president of the Swiss Confederation, Simonetta Sommaruga, seems to be in her element since moving to the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and...

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E-voting in Switzerland has been on hold since last summer – leaving many Swiss Abroad disappointed. Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr gives us his take on the matter,...

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Voting papers for Swiss expatriates arrive too late in many cases. Now the courts are deliberating on the extent to which the state must ensure voting rights for the Swiss Abroad....

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The municipality of Leysin holds the biggest proportion of foreign nationals in Switzerland. With its former sanitoriums turned into international schools, the ski resort is an...

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We need to regulate wolf numbers to foster wolf-human coexistence, says Reinhard Schnidrig. Switzerland’s chief wildlife officer advocates a pragmatic...

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Important notice

Please note that this edition of “Swiss Review” went to press in mid-February 2020, i.e. before the Corona pandemic had reached...

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No to the “More affordable homes” popular initiative:

57.1 per cent of the Swiss electorate rejected a proposal by the Swiss tenants’ association to...

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Society

The latest PISA study has found that Swiss schoolchildren are losing the ability to read a text and understand what it means. The country’s leading...

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OSA news

The OSA Youth Service kicked off 2020 with two winter camps. Fantastic weather, good snow conditions, and motivated participants and camp leaders were...

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This year, the Annual Congress of the Swiss Abroad will focus on key questions for the future. It will be held in the Mediterranean atmosphere of the...

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educationsuisse provides advice to young Swiss Abroad regarding educational opportunities in Switzerland.

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“I live abroad and will soon become a mother. I would like to know whether my child automatically becomes a Swiss national like me, or whether...

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