UN running out of money

UN running out of money

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Staff at the United Nations have been told to cut back on conferences, only take essential travel and put off purchas...
Parliament against UN seat on neutrality grounds

Parliament against UN seat on neutrality grounds

June 21, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Parliament could force the government to remove its candidacy for a seat at the UN Security Council.
Swiss president denounces nationalism at UN Assembly

Swiss president denounces nationalism at UN Assembly

Sept. 26, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
The Swiss president, Alain Berset, directly contradicted the US president in his speech to the UN General Assembly in...
Switzerland decides against signing Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Switzerland decides against signing Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Aug. 16, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
The Swiss Federal Council says that now isn’t the right time for the country to sign the Treaty on the Prohibit...
Budgets confirmed for Swiss contributions to UN agencies

Budgets confirmed for Swiss contributions to UN agencies

Aug. 16, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Four United Nations agencies are to be given a total of CHF 312 million over the next three years by the Swiss Govern...
Switzerland moving towards sustainability

Switzerland moving towards sustainability

July 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Switzerland making positive progress on SDGs, says minister
Former Swiss Attorney General resigns from UN Syria Commission

Former Swiss Attorney General resigns from UN Syria Commission

Aug. 7, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Carla Del Ponte, a former war crimes prosecutor and Swiss Attorney General, has announced that she is resigning from ...
Cyprus talks to conclude in Geneva

Cyprus talks to conclude in Geneva

Nov. 21, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Talks in Geneva between Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to try to resolve the final issues that could see the islan...
Matthew Parish on the battle for the next UN head

Matthew Parish on the battle for the next UN head

Oct. 5, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
The race to replace Ban Ki Moon as the next UN Secretary General is entering the final phases. The selection process ...
UN SG travels to Bern to meet cabinet

UN SG travels to Bern to meet cabinet

Oct. 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, is in Bern today, where he'll be attending a meeting with the curr...
UN Secretary-General in Switzerland

UN Secretary-General in Switzerland

Oct. 3, 2016, 8:31 a.m.
As his second term of office draws to a close, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon is in Switzerland. ...
Ban Ki-moon to say farewell to Geneva on Sunday

Ban Ki-moon to say farewell to Geneva on Sunday

Sept. 30, 2016, 6:12 a.m.
The Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, is to visit Geneva on Sunday to bid farewell before he retires at the e...
Swiss president calls on UN to increase efforts

Swiss president calls on UN to increase efforts

Sept. 22, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Switzerland has called on the United Nations to redouble its efforts in tackling conflicts, human rights abuses and i...
Geneva marks International day of Peace

Geneva marks International day of Peace

Sept. 21, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
The 4th edition of the Geneva Peace Talks take place today to mark International Day of Peace, an annual United Natio...
Switzerland and Italy agree to work closer together on EU policy

Switzerland and Italy agree to work closer together on EU policy

Aug. 23, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
The foreign ministers of Switzerland and Italy have agreed to work closer together, in particular over European polic...
Funeral of UN Vatican radio correspondent, Gordon Martin held today

Funeral of UN Vatican radio correspondent, Gordon Martin held today

Aug. 2, 2016, 9:16 a.m.
A strong turnout is expected today for the funeral of the Vatican radio correspondent at the UN, Gordon Martin. He w...
Who will be the next UN Secretary General?

Who will be the next UN Secretary General?

Aug. 2, 2016, 8:12 a.m.
"The United Nations - yes, it has a large budget but the goal, I think, is to make sure that the money is spent ...
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