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SDC Annual Conference 2016: visitors

"Seeing the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development makes me very optimistic. They're right on target in addressing current problems."  Ibrahim from Geneva

Twelve prominent figures took part in the round tables and activities organised at the Swiss development cooperation annual conference. The Sustainable Development Goals set out in the 2030 Agenda received many positive responses from among the visitors.

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World Economic Forum 2016

Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter and the American Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Kerry. © Kestone

The 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum will be held in Davos from 20 to 23 January 2016. Countless influential politicians, business leaders and scientists gather each year during this key international event.

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Energising Development

Three children sitting on the floor doing their homework.

Approximately 18% of the world's population does not have access to electricity even though this is essential for sustainable development and reducing poverty. The SDC supports the "Energising Development" project (EnDev) that aims to ensure sustainable access to energy for some 15 million people in developing countries by 2018.

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