SWISS IMPACT highlights Switzerland’s positive impact across the United States. We invite you to learn more about Swiss innovation, economic relations, sustainability, our culture, and the international partnership with the United States. Whether you are an expert on Switzerland or just know about its famous chocolate and cheese, SWISS IMPACT offers something for everyone. Here you can explore our programming, learn more about the strong relationship between Switzerland and the United States, and find out how you can participate in our many events and activities.
SWISS IMPACT highlights
Did you know that Switzerland…
- …has numerous world-class public research institutions that contribute to finding innovative solutions in various fields here in the U.S.? (Innovation)
- …is the seventh largest foreign direct investor in the U.S. and that Swiss companies directly create half a million American jobs? (Economic Relations)
- …and the U.S. face some of the same issues related to climate change and therefore work together to tackle these challenges? (Sustainability)
- …currently holds a seat as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council that it uses to promote Swiss values internationally? (International Partnership)
- …has four national languages, each of which is celebrated during one week every year? (Culture)
Learn more about Switzerland’s positive impact in these various fields by clicking on the icons below.
September 9, 2023 – February 29, 2024 / The latest Art @ the Consulate exhibition, entitled “(NOT) A NEW YORK LOVE STORY” by Swiss artist…
November 17, 2023
International Education Week (IEW) provides a stage for the celebration of global education and collaboration, and this year’s edition brought…
November 16, 2023
November 16 – 19, 2023 / Organized by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), the annual Convention…
November 14, 2023
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Montreux Document and the 10th anniversary of the International Code of Conduct…