Embassy marks Swiss National Day with Event in Accra


The Swiss Embassy in Accra marked Switzerland's Anniversary with a Reception at the Swiss Residence on Tuesday 26 July 2022. 

Ambassador Stalder, delivering his address
Ambassador Stalder, delivering his address ©FDFA

Ambassador Philipp Stalder received guests comprised of Ministers of State, Traditional leaders, Swiss citizens, the diplomatic corps, among others.

The speech delivered by Ambassador Stalder highlighted the deep relations Switzerland has with Ghana, which was marked by a State Visit by Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo to Switzerland in February 2020.

He further remarked on the different levels of cooperation that both countries engage in. "I am convinced that our two nations - together with many other like-minded befriended countries - can strive for a more sustainable and inclusive development for the world at large, and for the African continent", Ambassador Stalder said of Switzerland's election to the United Nations Security Council.

Ambassador Stalder's Full Speech (PDF, 3 Pages, 534.1 kB, English)