Strategic focus

SECO’s economic development cooperation aims to reduce poverty and help its partner countries overcome global challenges with Swiss expertise and innovative approaches. 

Swiss international cooperation

Switzerland pursues focused and effective international cooperation, using the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development as a reference framework.

SECO’s mandate

SECO’s mandate is to support economic growth and sustainable prosperity in its partner countries.

SECO’s objectives

SECO's economic and trade policy measures focus on two sustainable target outcomes: making markets and opportunities accessible and creating income opportunities.

Switzerland’s official development assistance

In 2019, Switzerland contributed 3,047 billion Swiss francs to official development assistance.

Last modification 18.11.2020

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