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March Briefing: Switzerland and the European Union: Balancing National Sovereignty and Strong EU Connections

Switzerland is one of only a handful of Western European countries that is not a member of the European Union. Nevertheless, the ties between Switzerland and the EU are close.


February Briefing: Corporate Tax Reform and International Competitiveness

Many observers in Switzerland and the United States place their hopes for their country’s increased global competitiveness in corporate tax reform. Swiss voters rejected a reform proposal in early 2017; the U.S. Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December of the same year.


December Briefing: Switzerland's Humanitarian Tradition

Switzerland’s commitment to saving lives, alleviating suffering, and acting as a mediator between hostile countries is a centuries-old tradition based on the human rights ideals.


American Swiss Foundation Elects New Chairman Robert J. Giuffra, Jr.

Robert Giuffra was elected Chairman of the Board of the American Swiss Foundation at its Annual Meeting in New York on March 14, 2016.


Article by Ambassador Whittlesey about Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan in Die Weltwoche

Ambassador Whittlesey contributed to the debate in Switzerland in a recent article for Die Weltwoche.​


Christa Markwalder and Thomas Aeschi Featured on French Swiss Radio

Christa Markwalder (YL '06) & Thomas Aeschi (YL '14) are featured on French Swiss Radio, showcasing their experiences as Young Leaders in elected office.


Ringing in 70 Years of the American Swiss Foundation at the NYSE Opening Bell

To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the American Swiss Foundation, Chairman Steven Hoch, President Patricia Schramm and Vice President Stewart Wicht rang the Opening Bell of the NYSE! Also present was Ambassador Andre Schaller, Consul General of Switzerland in New York.


The Select USA Summit Hosts 40 Swiss Companies

40 Swiss companies attended the Select USA Summit in Washington. They were joined by many prominent political officials, including President Obama and Secretary Kerry, who mentioned Switzerland in their remarks.


Young Leader Election News Update

Congratulations to the many Young Leaders who won their elections on November 4!


Jimmy Soni Featured in Vogue India

Jimmy Soni (YL 2012), Managing Editor of the Huffington Post, was recently featured in an issue of Vogue India

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