(Deutsch) Die Schweizerinnen und Schweizer sind ein wanderlustiges Volk: jedes Jahr zieht es abertausende in alle Himmelsrichtungen. Reisen, Globetrotten und Auswandern kann in einigen Staaten jedoch auch mit bestimmten politischen Risiken einhergehen. Der Soliswiss-Risikoindex mit Länderranking zeigt Ihnen, wie sicher Ihre Destination ist.
(Deutsch) ...zum Beispiel, wenn einem eigentlich gar nichts passiert ist.
Esperanza - “Hope” - was the promising name of the town where Swiss emigration to Argentina got its start. Hopeful indeed were the many Swiss who settled in the city from 1857, fleeing the hardship and despair of their homeland. In fact, this is where the long and turbulent history of Swiss emigration to Argentina began. In the following years, these movements would incessantly grow and even have an influence on the Swiss-Argentinian relationship at the highest levels of government.
Mass protests, street battles, and human rights violations: what began as a peaceful protest against planned pension reforms by the government of Daniel Ortega was brutally broken up by Nicaraguan security forces, triggering a fatal spiral of violence that has led to the deaths of over 300 people. There is currently no sign of the situation stabilizing.
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.