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Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin attends World Bank Spring Meeting in Washington

Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin attends World Bank Spring Meeting in Washington

President Ueli Maurer, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, will be in Washington from 12 to 13 April 2019. They will attend the joint Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG).

100th anniversary of the ILO

“Social dialogue is a worthwhile investment”

“Social dialogue is a worthwhile investment”

Since the founding of the International Labour Organization one hundred years ago, working conditions have improved around the world. What will work look like in the future? Digital transformation is changing the way in which we work, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. The latest edition of SECO’s magazine ‘Die Volkswirtschaft’ contains a special dossier to mark the ILO’s 100th anniversary.
ILO 100

Foreign trade

Free trade agreement: “Standing still is the same as going backwards”

Free trade agreement: “Standing still is the same as going backwards”

Switzerland must not slip behind the EU’s active free trade policy, stated Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin at the Aussenwirtschaftsforum 2019 in Zurich on 27 March. It is the first time that the new head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has spoken at a gathering of business representatives on trade policy issues. Click on title to read the speech in full.

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04-22.03.2019 | Bern | Spring Parliamentary Session



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12-13.04.2019 | Washington | World Bank Meeting

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