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New EU member countries: Additional Information and Documents

Documents and Publications

  • The Swiss enlargement contribution
    6 films with project examples
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  • Annual Report 2012 SECO/SDC on Switzerland's contribution to EU enlargement
    Activities 2012
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  • Information on the Swiss Enlargement Contribution (flyer)
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30.04.2014 - Press release
Enlargement contribution for Croatia confirmed
Bern, 30.04.2014 - The Federal Council wishes to re-launch negotiations and discussions on Switzerla...

06.01.2014 - Article
CHF 67 million committed to the Slovak Republic
Training, Roma integration, help for the homeless, conservation of ecosystems, waste-water managemen...

15.08.2013 - Press release
Bratislava: The Head of the FDFA meets with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter is travelling to Slovakia on Thursday, 15 August 2013, for a wo...

29.07.2013 - Press release
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter to visit the Baltic countries to deepen bilateral relations and discuss relations with the European Union
From 29 July to 1 August, Mr Burkhalter, the head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA...

08.03.2013 - Press release
Le Conseil fédéral invité à négocier l'extension de la libre circulation des personnes à la Croatie
Les commissions de politique extérieure du Conseil national et du Conseil des Etats, les cantons et ...

14.11.2011 - Press release
Clean Water in South-Eastern Europe thanks to Swiss Know-how and Assistance
For over 20 years, Switzerland has been supporting the countries of South-Eastern Europe in building...

30.06.2011 - Press release
Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey pays an official Visit to Bucharest
Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey flew to Romania on Thursday, 30 June 2011, for a two-day officia...

14.10.2010 - Press release
Toxic waste disaster: Switzerland supports Hungary
An environmental expert from the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) will be arriving in the Hungarian...

05.06.2009 - Article
Launch of the first project in the Czech Republic
The first projects in the framework of the co-operation between Switzerland and the Czech Republic, ...

05.06.2009 - Press release
Enlargement contribution to Bulgaria and Romania: Federal Council sends dispatch to parliament
On 5 June 2009 the Federal Council sent the Dispatch on the Credit Facility for the Enlargement Cont...

09.04.2009 - Press release
Swiss Contribution: Official working visit by the Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs Markos Kyprianou
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Markos Kyprianou, has made an official working visit to B...

30.03.2009 - Article
Erweiterungsbeitrag in Ungarn: Die ersten Infrastrukturprojekte stehen vor der Türe
Nach einer Beurteilung der Projektvorschläge im Infrastruktur- und Hochwasser-schutzbereich durch di...

26.03.2009 - Press release
Swiss Contribution: Visit to Switzerland by the Polish Foreign Minister
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Radoslav Sikorski and the Federal Councillor Micheline Ca...

25.02.2009 - Article
Erweiterungsbeitrag: Überblick zu Forschungsprojekten
Die Schweiz unterstützt die neuen EU-Mitgliedstaaten (EU-10) im Rahmen des Erweiterungsbeitrages unt...

04.02.2009 - Article
Summary 2008 and perspective: The first projects destined for the EU-10 have received approval
In 2008, Switzerland received project financing requests on behalf of the new EU Member States for a...