Swisscontact Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation
We are a leading organization in the implementation of international development projects.
We strengthen the competencies of people, improving their employability.
We increase the competitiveness of enterprises, growing their business.
We foster social and economic systems, promoting inclusive development.
Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)
How we work
Our activities are based on two main topics:
• Vocational education and training, retraining and labour market integration constitute a focus of our activities.
• In business promotion, we focus our work on five fields with potential for sustainable development: tourism, trade, entrepreneurial ecosystems, green cities, and sustainable agriculture.
... and why
We believe that people, even in dire conditions have the ability and will to act and liberate themselves from the shackles of poverty. However, this is only possible in an enabling environment and level playing field.
We make an effective contribution to improve the framework conditions for sustainable development through the facilitation of access to skills, knowledge, markets, technologies and financial services.
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As an attractive employer, Swisscontact invests in a positive management and work culture. This is defined by our fundamental understanding of development intended to serve not only our beneficiaries in project countries but our employees as well.
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"Since I joined in 2016 Swisscontact has been constantly evolving in its pursuit for excellence."
Head of Knowledge Exchange
"What I particularly like about my job is the international aspect and the cooperation - both with colleagues in the field and in the head office in Zurich."