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Do you travel or live abroad? Well, you’ve come to the right place! The Soliswiss Forum offers well-researched articles about emigrating, travelling, globetrotting and returning home. Also, the Forum offers our members the opportunity to tell their stories and share their tips with the entire Soliswiss community.


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(Deutsch) Abmelden bei Auslandsaufenthalten, Teil 1: Vor- und Nachteile

Switzerland, 31/07/2020

(Deutsch) Sie wandern aus oder gehen für längere Zeit ins Ausland? Dann könnte eine Abmeldung bei Ihrer Wohngemeinde fällig werden. Erfahren Sie hier, welche Vor- und Nachteile dies mit sich bringt und was Sie dabei beachten müssen.

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Returning to Switzerland: the Difficult Task of Finding an Apartment

Switzerland, 20/07/2020

Every year thousands of Swiss citizens living abroad decide to return to Switzerland, and particularly in times of crises their number increases significantly. However, this turn out to be more complicated than anticipated, with the search for an accommodation often being one of the major obstacles. Read here where such difficulties might stem from and how to overcome them.

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(Deutsch) Solicast, Folge 2 – Ausgewandert nach Mexiko

Mexico, 10/07/2020

(Deutsch) In der zweiten Folge besuchen wir Laure in Mexiko. Sie erzählt von ihren Erfahrungen als Kind von Auswandernden, von ihrem Leben in Mexiko und von ihrem Journalismus-Projekt.

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Hotspots are places, where a significant percentage of Soliswiss members is living or which are frequently visited by travellers. At the same time, Hotspots show a high risk due to political factors. Emigrants, travelers and interested people receive here an assessment of the situation and its further development. Hotspots analysis are based on scientific reviews, reports and data.

South Africa: South Africa at the Crossroads: How Expropriations of White Farmers Could Threaten Political StabilityNicaragua: Nicaragua: A Country Plunged into ChaosWorldwide: On the War Front: Up Close and Personal

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South Africa at the Crossroads: How Expropriations of White Farmers Could Threaten Political Stability

South Africa, 12/12/2018

Stunning scenery, breath-taking wildlife, vibrant cities – South Africa is one of the most popular destinations for Swiss tourists and emigrants. However, we increasingly receive alarming reports of violence, unemployment and a threatening wave of expropriations. What is happening in South Africa? How safe is it?

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Country Ranking 2019

The Soliswiss riskindex reports an assessment of the current risks in a certain Country. The index is based on five data records. The calculation results in a point value for each country of maximum 50 points in total. the higher the points, the higher the political risk.


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Political Risk Analysis

Civil war, strikes or simmering conflicts – numerous factors might pose a threat to your personal security. The political risk analysis investigates the current situation and provides an assessment thereof. Here you’ll find what a political risk is, who gets affected and how you can benefit from the risk analysis.

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Do you live outside of Switzerland?

Do you have information which you would like to share with us? Have you experienced hazards and risks personally and would like to report on your report on your experience and inform other members transparently? Now write your entry on a Soliswiss platform!

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Swiss clubs offer you an ideal opportunity to meet other expats in a new country. Find your Swiss club abroad now and get in touch with your compatriots living in your destination country.

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