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Federazione delle ONG della Svizzera italiana

A dynamic network of NGOs and a hub of expertise for international cooperation and development based in Italian-speaking Switzerland.

FOSIT brings together 58 organisations that are active in international cooperation and development. Since 1999 it has promoted its members institutional and operational good governance and has fostered the interchange of experiences and good practices. It promotes information and public awareness on cooperation and humanitarian aid issues, offers training and consultancy and develops public and private partnerships that provide funding to support NGO projects in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

FOSIT and its members operate in compliance with human rights and equal opportunities, caring for minorities and vulnerable populations, with the imperative to do no harm. NGO projects and programmes focus on economic, social and environmental sustainability, with a strong commitment towards future generations in line with the UNO Agenda 2030.

... and why

FOSIT's mission is based on the values and principles of solidarity, social justice and sustainability. While preserving the specificity of each NGO, the Federation aims to safeguard and promote the values and guidelines of international cooperation and humanitarian aid in the Italian-speaking Switzerland

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Nessun focus particolare (small team)

Opportunities offered

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


Field(s) of activity

Cooperazione allo sviluppo
Aiuto umanitario


Lugano, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation


Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Meno di 20

Outside Switzerland:

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