New Year’s reception for the Diplomatic Corps

At the traditional New year’s reception at the Federal Palace on 11 January, President Alain Berset received representatives of the diplomatic corps in Switzerland.
Besuch Botsuana

First visit by a Swiss president to Botswana

On Tuesday, 7 February, President Alain Berset met with President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi in the capital Gaborone, as part of a two-day trip to Botswana.

Federal Council receives Botswana's President Masisi on state visit

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi travelled to Switzerland with his wife Neo Jane Masisi for a state visit.

UN Climate Conference in Poland

President Alain Berset and Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard will attend the UN climate conference being held in Katowice, Poland, from 3 to 14 December.

Presidential visit in Romania

On Thursday, 1 November, President Berset paid a visit to Romania. The visit follows the tradition of establishing contact with the holder of the next EU Council presidency.

73. United Nations General Assembly

President Alain Berset calls for stronger international cooperation in New York.
Besuch in Kenia

Official visit to Kenya

On 8 July 2018, Swiss president Alain Berset travelled to Kenya for a two-day official visit aimed at expanding relations between the two countries.
Staatsbesuch Libanon 2018

State visit in Lebanon

On Monday in Beirut, President Alain Berset expressed Switzerland’s solidarity with Lebanon, which has been severely affected by the Syrian crisis.

Visit by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

During the official visit by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Bern, Switzerland and Iran reaffirmed their support for the Road Map agreed in 2016.


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