June Briefing: Apprenticeship Education in Switzerland - Building Bridges Conference Report

At a recent “Building Bridges” conference on Apprenticeship in Switzerland, American Swiss Foundation members and experts discussed what the United States can learn from Switzerland about apprenticeships and vocational education (the dual-education system).

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May Briefing: Switzerland’s Humanitarian Tradition

Switzerland’s commitment to saving human lives and alleviating suffering in the world is a centuries-old tradition based on the country’s human rights ideals. As a neutral country, Switzerland has long played an active role in international organizations...

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April Briefing: Switzerland and the European Union

In keeping with its long tradition of sovereignty and neutrality, Switzerland is one of only a handful of Western European nations that have not joined the European Union—established in 1957. Nevertheless, the ties between Switzerland and the European...

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