Switzerland
            

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning Switzerland. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - Action plans
Gleichstellung von Frau und Mann : Aktionsplan der Schweiz : Bilanz 1999-2014
Federal Office for Gender Equality
Published: Bern : Federal Office for Gender Equality, June 2014

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Material type: report
Subject: national action plan - gender equality - anti-discrimination - equal opportunities
Country coverage: Switzerland

Gleichstellung von Frau und Mann : Aktionsplan der Schweiz
Federal Office for Gender Equality
Published: Bern : Federal Office for Gender Equality, 1999

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Material type: action plan
Subject: national action plan - gender equality - anti-discrimination - equal opportunities
Country coverage: Switzerland
Latest - IGO reports
Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah
International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) (ed.)
Published: Berlin : Metropol ; IHRA, 24 March 2016
(IHRA series ; vol. 2)

Meeting: International colloquium "Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah" (Madrid, 24-26 November 2014)


ISBN 978-3-86331-287-9

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Material type: report - research - tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust - genocide - victims - history - Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance
Country coverage: Portugal - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - United States

2014 hate crime data
OSCE ODIHR
Published: Warsaw : ODIHR, 16 November 2015

Press release


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Material type: report
Subject: hate crime - data collection - victims
Country coverage: OSCE region - Albania - Andorra - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Canada - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Holy See - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Moldova - Monaco - Mongolia - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - San Marino - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Tajikistan - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Turkey - Turkmenistan - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States - Uzbekistan
Latest - State submitted reports
Seventh to ninth periodic reports of States parties due in 2012 : Switzerland
United Nations (UN). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 14 May 2013
(Reports submitted by states parties under article 9 of the convention)

Meeting: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (84th session : Geneva, 3-21 February 2014)


Doc.no. CERD/C/CHE/7-9


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - racism - discrimination - minority rights - law enforcement - abuse
Country coverage: Switzerland

National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21 : Switzerland

Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 6 August 2012
(Universal periodic review)

Meeting: Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (14th session : Geneva, 22 October - 5 November 2012)


Doc.no. A/HRC/WG.6/14/CHE/1


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: human rights - anti-discrimination - national human rights institutions - equality - freedom of religion or belief - administration of justice - employment - education - political participation
Country coverage: Switzerland
Latest - Tools & guides
Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah
International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) (ed.)
Published: Berlin : Metropol ; IHRA, 24 March 2016
(IHRA series ; vol. 2)

Meeting: International colloquium "Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah" (Madrid, 24-26 November 2014)


ISBN 978-3-86331-287-9

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Material type: report - research - tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust - genocide - victims - history - Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance
Country coverage: Portugal - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - United States

As the witnesses fall silent : 21st century Holocaust education in curriculum, policy and practice
Gross, Zehavit (ed.) ; Stevick, Doyle E. (ed.) ; UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
Published: Geneva : UNESCO ; Springer, 11 June 2015

ISBN 978-3-319-15418-3

The publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Material type: tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance - genocide - victims - diversity - education
Country coverage: Austria - Canada - Estonia - Israel - Germany - Latvia - Lithuania - Poland - Spain - United Kingdom - United States
Latest - Other reports & documents
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe
Scharbrodt, Oliver (ed.) ; Akgönül, Samim (ed.) ; Alibasic, Ahmet (ed.) ; Nielsen, Joergen S. (ed.) ; Racius, Egdunas (ed.)
Published: Boston ; Leiden : Brill, December 2016

ISBN 978-90-04-33602-5
ISSN 1877-1432


Material type: annual report
Subject: Islamophobia - freedom of religion or belief - freedom of expression - media - religious symbols - religion - education
Country coverage: Albania - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Malta - Moldova - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom

Rassismusvorfälle aus der Beratungspraxis : Januar bis Dezember 2015
Federal Commission against Racism (FCR)
Published: Bern : FCR, June 2016

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Material type: report - research
Subject: racism - discrimination - Islamophobia - xenophobia - hate crime - victims
Country coverage: Switzerland

Holocaust Memorial Days
27 JanuaryLiberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp (1945) - International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustFull report



National specialized institutions

Federal Commission against Racism
EKR
GS EDI
Inselgasse 1
CH-3003 Berne
Switzerland
Phone: +41 31 3241 293
Fax: +41 31 3224 437
Email: ekr-cfr@gs-edi.admin.ch
Website: http:/​/​www.ekr.admin.ch