Press Releases

© Ljubo Stefanov / NCP in Macedonia
19. December 2022

Agreement on biodiversity

Helvetas welcomes the historic agreement on biodiversity and will closely monitor its implementation.
© Helvetas / Ricardo Franco
20. November 2022

Climate Summit COP27: Progress Despite Standstill

The results of the COP27 climate conference are mixed. With the adoption of a fund for loss and damage, a historic step was taken towards climate justice - Switzerland, too, could no longer refuse ...
© Helvetas Pakistan / Owais Khan Khattak
08. September 2022

Unprecedented Flooding in Pakistan

Pakistan is under water. An exceptional monsoon has brought a level of rainfall not seen for more than ten years and is affecting the whole country. Helvetas is on the ground providing emergency ...
Hamida Begum in her vegetable garden | © Franca Roiatti / Helvetas
23. August 2022

5 Years After Fleeing, Rohingya in World's Largest Refugee Camp Suffer From Malnutrition

The displaced Rohingya who live in the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh are suffering greatly from the food crisis. Nearly one million Rohingya refugees still have no prospects, no access ...
Nilza Tina de Paulo (29) is learning metal construction. | © Helvetas / Ricardo Franco
Zurich 03. June 2022

Thanks to Record Donations, Helvetas Supported 4.8 Million People Last Year

Fair opportunities should not be a matter of chance. That's why Helvetas, the Swiss organization for development cooperation and humanitarian aid, stepped up its commitment to helping people in 33 ...
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Truly changing lives
Change takes place where people have decided to break new ground. Teófilo Caraballo, for example. He made it possible for his family to drink clean water from their own tap.