Second Swiss Contribution


Information on Swiss engagement in the countries supported by the Swiss contribution.

Key questions and answers on the second Swiss contribution

The second Swiss contribution is a key part of Switzerland's European policy and helps foster cohesion in Europe.

The Swiss contribution in brief

Since 2007, Switzerland has participated in various projects designed to reduce economic and social disparities in the EU.

Implementation of the cohesion part

Switzerland is starting with the implementation of the cohesion part of the second Swiss contribution in all thirteen countries that joined the EU after 2004.

Swiss interests

The Swiss contribution is an investment in Europe’s security, stability and prosperity.


The Swiss contribution strengthens bilateral relations with partner countries.


Switzerland contributes to the reduction of economic and social disparities and better management of migration flows in the EU.