Alpine Convention

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Swiss Presidency of the Alpine Convention

Switzerland will hold the Presidency of the Alpine Convention from 2021 to 2022. During its two-year incumbency, Switzerland intends to work together with the other Alpine States and further partners to promote climate change mitigation and adaptation in the Alpine region.

Federal Office for Spatial Development

Foto des ARE-Gebäudes.

Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE

The ARE is the federal government's specialist authority on issues concerning spatial development, mobility policy, and sustainable development.


Alpenkonvention Sommer

International cooperation

It is vital for a country like Switzerland - whose regions and infrastructure are closely bound up with those of its European neighbours - to maintain a close dialogue with partners outside its borders.


An energy- and space-efficient transport system that also caters for the country's social and economic needs is the key to future mobility.

Sustainable development

The Confederation promotes sustainable development within its own field of activities and supports cantons, municipalities and other players in their endeavour to develop sustainably



2030 Sustainable Development Strategy

Publikation Strategie Nachhaltige Entwicklung 2030

The strategy sets priorities for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.