Overview of actors

Gesellschaft Schweiz-UNO / Association Suisse-ONU

GSUN is committed to strengthening relations between Switzerland and the UN. We also work in Switzerland to promote the networking of actors committed to multilateralism.

We are a dynamic platform that works to strengthen the partnership between Switzerland and the UN. This strengthening is to be achieved in particular by improving knowledge about the United Nations and Switzerland's activities within the UN and International Geneva framework. GSUN is active throughout the country and is open to all interested parties.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Responsible Consumption and Production
Climate Action
Life Below Water
Life on Land
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

Inform: we communicate relevant information, engage in public debate and contribute to fact-based understanding.

Educate: we provide knowledge about the UN and explain the relationship between Switzerland and the UN through various educational programmes.

Discuss: we organise events that enable discussion with qualified and high-calibre experts on current UN topics.

Ideas and values: we convey opinions and attitudes to decision-makers and authorities with whom we are in regular dialogue.

... and why

We defend a strong Switzerland in a strong UN that respectfully defends the values and principles of peace, equality, justice and human rights.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

No particular focus (few employees)

Opportunities offered

Internships for students no
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals no
Staff positions for professionals no
Senior or management positions no
Consultancy opportunities no
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Type of organisation

Private sector company / foundation

Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Humanitarian Aid
Peace Promotion and Human Security


Bern, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation


Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Less than 20

Outside Switzerland:

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