Switzerland Country Session

Organized by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland 14. July 2016

Switzerland will present its vision, its policies and its involvement in the Arctic in a plenary Country Session at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly.

Presentations will focus on the long-standing history and research tradition of Switzerland in the polar regions and its recognized scientific expertise in high-altitude and cryosphere research. The Swiss involvement in the Arctic is part of its wider response to global challenges and its commitment to international cooperation in science and research.

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Swiss Camp

"Swiss Camp (Greenland)" By Lino Schmid & Moira Prati (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons