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Interim report for the end of the EU 10 commitment period (2007-2012)

On the 14th of July 2012, after five years, the commitment period of Switzerland’s EU enlargement contribution comes to an end. During this period, Switzerland appraised and approved together with the new EU-countries from Central and Eastern Europe 210 projects, which are now being implemented with the financial support of Switzerland until the end of 2017.


Biodiversity project in Poland Promoting renewable energy in Southeast Poland Modern rescue services for Estonia Construction of a trolley bus line in Czech Republic

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Swiss enlargement contribution

With the enlargement contribution, Switzerland helps to reduce economic and social disparities within the enlarged European Union.

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Playing for safety
“Road Safety” is a project designed to improve the situation in Poland with regard to safety on the roads. It is one of ten projects that the SDC is presenting at the fair in Biel/Bienne, taking place from 1 to 5 October 2014. Children are offered the possibility to test their skills on a course for child cyclists under the instruction of an officer of the Bern police.

Website of the Bieler Messe (in French or German)


21 partnership projects nearing completion
In summer 2014 the majority of the 21 Swiss-Polish partnership projects will come to a close. An evaluation of 16 Swiss project partners has concluded that the majority of the projects were carried out successfully and that the exchange of experience and knowledge was enriching for both sides.


A young man fills a container with apples

2013 annual report on Switzerland’s enlargement contribution
The 2013 annual report on Switzerland’s enlargement contribution has been published. It illustrates the concrete results of the contribution through projects, and shows why the enlargement contribution is also in Switzerland’s interests. At the end of 2013, more than 200 projects were in the process of implementation; 13 had already been completed. An important event in 2013 was the annual conference on Swiss Cooperation with Eastern Europe on the theme of the importance, impact and potential of the enlargement contribution, at which project staff reported on their experiences. 

 2013 Annual report

Partner countries
Poland Lithuania Cyprus
Hungary Slovak Republic Malta
Czech Republic Estonia Bulgaria
Latvia Slovenia Romania