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Tasks of the Armed Forces

Three tasks – one goal: Security for our country. The Swiss Armed Forces defends our country and people against a military attack. It supports the civilian authorities in dealing with natural disasters and in countering serious threats to internal security. And it assists within the context of international peace support and humanitarian aid.

Swiss Armed Forces Bundeshaus Ost
CH-3003 Bern

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Swiss Armed Forces

Bundeshaus Ost
CH-3003 Bern

OSCE Vienna Document contact event jointly hosted by Switzerland and Austria

OSCE Vienna Document contact event jointly hosted by Switzerland and Austria

As participating states of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and based on the 2011 Vienna Document on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures, Switzerland and Austria are jointly hosting a contact event from 16 to 21 September. This contributes to the implementation of regional measures.

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SWISS PEACE SUPPORTER 2019/2

SWISSCOY: 20 years of constant change

SWISS PEACE SUPPORTER 2019/1

UN peacekeeping: 30 years of Swiss military engagement

SWISS PEACE SUPPORTER 2018/4

Monitoring situations: the basis of peacebuilding

SWISS PEACE SUPPORTER 2018/2

Kosovo - SWISSCOY on the move