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Switzerland conducts 10th humanitarian transport to eastern Ukraine

03.06.2019 — Press release Ukraine
With its 10th humanitarian transport to eastern Ukraine, the Government of Switzerland once more provides humanitarian assistance to the conflict-affected population. Between 22 May and 5 June 2019, Swiss Humanitarian Aid brings 2’500 tonnes of relief supplies with a total value of CHF 2.7 million to partner institutions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In line with humanitarian principles, Switzerland helps to ensure that people living on both sides of the contact line get access to drinking water and basic medical care.


#OrganicinUkraine

Swiss-Ukrainian Project “Organic Market Development in Ukraine”, FiBL

14.01.2019 — Local news Ukraine
The Swiss-Ukrainian Project “Organic Market Development in Ukraine” funded by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and implemented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland) has been successfully completed in December 2018 after 10 years of a fruitful work. Not least thanks to the joint efforts of the project team and all partners, the organic sector of Ukraine became bigger, stronger and more professional.


Made with Switzerland

Ten stories about Ukrainians driving real changes in Ukraine

28.12.2018 — Local news Ukraine
‘Made with Switzerland’ puts the spotlight on ten Ukrainians who share their experiences of their dynamic, vibrant country.



Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine presents the publication “All against corruption!”

SCO Ukraine publication «All against corruption!»

10.12.2018 — Local news Ukraine
On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) in Ukraine launched the publication “All against corruption!” jointly elaborated with implementing partners and featuring 12 cases from Swiss-funded projects. Each case highlights project activities contributing to fighting corruption in Ukraine in various sectors and at different levels of governance.



Swiss aid convoys to eastern Ukraine reach initial destinations

06.06.2018 — Press release EDA
Switzerland's eighth aid consignment has arrived in eastern Ukraine. It consists of six convoys, three of which are being sent across the line of contact to the region outside of Kyiv's control. The aid deliveries are mainly comprised of water treatment chemicals and medical supplies and equipment. This includes treatments for tuberculosis (TB) in the Luhansk area, which currently has the highest incidence of the disease in Europe.




Switzerland and Ukraine strengthen bilateral relations

FDFA Head Didier Burkhalter meets the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for bilateral talks.

07.06.2017 — Press release EDA
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, the head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, spent Wednesday, the second day of his visit to Ukraine, in discussions focused on strengthening bilateral relations, Swiss aid, efforts to ensure peace in Ukraine and strengthening cooperation in the field of migration. Mr Burkhalter met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkine, Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons Vadym Chernysh, and representatives of the Ukrainian civil society.


Visit by Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter to Ukraine focuses on humanitarian aid and peace efforts

06.06.2017 — Press release EDA
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, the head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), began a two-day visit to Ukraine on Tuesday with the aim of strengthening relations between the two countries, discussing peace-building efforts and seeing first-hand what support is being provided by Swiss Humanitarian Aid, particularly in the areas of medical assistance and water purification in the Donetsk region.

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