Swiss Cooperation Programmes 2022-2025


Renewed cooperation with Albania, Kosovo and Serbia – SECO and the SDC have renewed their cooperation programmes with Albania, Kosovo and Serbia. Through the new programmes, Switzerland is helping to shape a sustainable economy, strengthen democratic governance and respond to the challenges of climate change in these three countries.

2022 Annual Meeting of EBRD

10 million francs for Ukraine

11.05.2022 - At the 2022 Annual Meeting of EBRD Governors in Marrakech, Switzerland welcomed the measures being undertaken by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support Ukraine. Switzerland is contributing CHF10 million to these measures. Switzerland also calls on the EBRD to concentrate its activities on Ukraine and the existing countries of operations.

Spring Meetings IMF and World Bank Group

Ukraine, digitalisation and the global debt situation

22.04.2022 – At the World Bank Group Spring Meetings, the development committee discussed the impact of the war in Ukraine, digitalisation and the global debt situation. Switzerland welcomed the measures taken by the World Bank Group to support Ukraine.

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What does SECO do?


Confronting challenges

Stories about how SECO reduces poverty and mitigates global risks.

On what topics?


Policy, financing, entrepreneurship, skills, trade, cities

What is its strategy?


Strategic focus

Supporting social, environmentally and climate-friendly economic growth.

Where does it operate?


Country portfolio

SECO supports people living in countries that face important poverty and development problems.