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Do you travel or live abroad? You came to the right place! The Soliswiss Forum offers free and independent evaluations and expert opinions for various countries. At the same time, the Soliswiss Forum is a platform. Here, you can share your personal experiences with the community or ask locals for tips.


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Hotspot report

Almost a year in South Sudan

Sudan, 15/11/2017

Living for almost a year in a civil war zone, the situation seems hopeless and a resolution to the conflict is a long way off. This is exactly what Martin Markovic experienced. He was in South Sudan with the International Committee of the Red Cross whose primary objective is to minimize the impact of war on the population. Now back in Switzerland, the 33-year-old tells us about his day-to-day life, which is hard for us to imagine in Switzerland, about working for an aid organization and about what makes negotiations on the ground so difficult.

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Expert report

Turbulente Tage in Katalonien – ein Soliswiss Mitglied berichtet

Spain, 07/11/2017

Die Welt blickt nach Katalonien, der Region im Südosten Spaniens. Das Soliswiss Mitglied P.R. erlebte die Entwicklungen rund um die Abstimmung vor Ort. In diesem Bericht bietet P.R. Einblick in die Tage nach dem Referendum zur Unabhängigkeit, seine Erlebnisse am Brennpunkt und seiner persönlichen Meinung.

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Auswandern nach La Palma

Spain, 05/11/2017

Sonnig sollte es sein, mild und vor allem ganzjährig ohne Schnee und Eis. Andererseits aber doch noch in Europa liegen – politisch stabil, nicht allzu korrupt und mit intakter Infrastruktur. So stand unser Ziel schnell fest: die Kanarischen Inseln. Doch auswandern hat auch hierher seine Tücken.

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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.

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Hotspot report

Russia faces months of unrest

Russia, 22/08/2017

In the last few months, tens of thousands of Russians have taken to the streets to protest corruption and the political elite. They were led by opposition leader and potential presidential candidate Alexei Nawalny. In addition, Russia is struggling with an economy that continues to be sluggish less than one year before the presidential election. How is Putin reacting to this mix of increased resistance and economic recession?

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Country Ranking 2017

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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