Campaign at the UN – Switzerland gives its all in a race without rival

Bern is doing everything to promote its candidacy for the UN Security Council, although it has so far had no competitor. What’s the point?

Switzerland is a candidate for the UN Security Council (here the organization's main headquarters in New York).  The election will take place in June 2022.

Switzerland is a candidate to the UN Security Council (here the headquarters of the organization in New York). The election will take place in June 2022.


The 29 last October in New York. It’seffervescence at the headquarters of the Swiss mission to the UN in full cheart from Manhattan. On is getting ready to enjoy a virtual raclette with representatives of the 191 member countries of the Organization of Nations Udenied. Each of them received at home a miniraclette oven and a portion of cheese. In front of the screen, an instructor is ready to guide them.

Moments earlier, online from Bern, sAt the back of the snow-capped Matterhorn, the President of the Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga sent a vibrant message to these diplomats around the world: «Please support Switzerland in June 2022

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