Who's who

Federal Department of Foreign Affairs - UN Division

Local authorities
Bundesgasse 28
3003 Bern
+41 (0)58 464 69 22

The UN Division:

  • safeguards Switzerland’s foreign policy interests and promotes Swiss values within the United Nations and other international organisations;
  • coordinates and defines the strategic focus of Switzerland’s multilateral policy and ensures its consistent implementation in the UN General Assembly, Security Council, ECOSOC, Human Rights Council and UNESCO;
  • promotes Switzerland as a host state and Geneva as a centre of global governance, as well as Switzerland’s presence in international organisations.