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(Deutsch) Junge Schweizerin in den Slums von Kenia: mit Herzblut für eine bessere Welt

Kenya, 26/03/2019

(Deutsch) In unserer neuen Artikelreihe kommen Sie, werte Leserinnen und Leser, zu Wort. Den Anfang macht Nadja Kaufmann, eine engagierte junge Schweizerin, die mit Ihrem Verein «Forever Kids Kenya» einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Ausbildung mittelloser Kinder in den Slums von Mombasa leistet. Lesen Sie hier den von ihr verfassten Bericht.

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Soliswiss Annual Analysis – Outlook on Global Developments

Worldwide, 01/03/2018

The annual analysis for 2018 provides an overview of current and emerging points of conflict and offers an assessment of their development. This issue focuses on the Middle East with its rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, who both seek to control the region. Tensions are expected in Europe as well, however: Poland is rubbing its citizens and the EU up the wrong way with its policies. A look at Latin America shows that the coming months will be decisive for Brazil: elections will take place this year, all while investigations into the Petrobras scandal continue and some regions struggle with growing financial concerns. The annual analysis cannot claim to be comprehensive. Rather, it is intended to provide assistance to Soliswiss members, travelers and Swiss citizens abroad as well as highlight developments.

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Two years’ travelling with no fixed plan – here’s how it works

Switzerland, 15/01/2018

Further education or round-the-world trip? Thomas Bardellini chose the latter; the now 29-year-old went traveling for almost two years. In this interview, Thomas reveals how he prepared for his adventure, which mistakes he would now be able to avoid making, and how he presents this “gap” in his resume. More of Thomas’ travel tips can be found on his blog: www.travelguide.ch.

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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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