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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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Beware of Scams

Fraud Abroad – 5 More Frequent Scams

Worldwide, 18/05/2019

As we already pointed out in the first installment of this article series, there are many traps that you can quickly fall into as an unsuspecting tourist or foreigner. In most cases, this means that you will not only lose money, but also important documents such as your passport, or your credit card. That\'s why it is worth preparing yourself and being on your guard. We gathered a list of five more common scams for you, and we tell you how you can protect yourself.

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Expertise

(Deutsch) Flucht aus der Altersarmut – wenn Pensionierte auswandern

Worldwide, 10/05/2019

(Deutsch) Steigende Ausgaben, dürftige Renten. Immer mehr Schweizer Pensionierte entscheiden sich, ihren Lebensabend im Ausland zu verbringen. Durch das vielerorts tiefere Preisniveau erhoffen sich viele, dort einen angenehmeren Ruhestand fernab jeglicher Existenzsorgen geniessen zu können. Beim Auswandern im Alter gilt es jedoch einige Punkte zu berücksichtigen.

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Expertise

Of Estonians and Blocks: The Future of E-Voting in Switzerland

Worldwide, 26/04/2019

E-voting - an emotional affair. Given the sometimes heated debates between its advocates and opponents, it is perhaps wise to take a step back and broaden our perspective. What are the challenges? Are there examples that we can learn from? What could be some feasible solutions? Read on to see what we can learn from Estonia and blockchain-based technologies.

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Hotspots

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 2018

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.

Syria48Somalia47Yemen47Sudan46

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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 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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