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Coordinator Media Relations
Katrin Hafner
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Head Communications
Matthias Herfeldt
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Media relations / Spokesperson
Aude Marcovitch Iorgulescu

Press Releases

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03. April 2024

Helvetas’ Statement on the War in the Middle East

The Middle East is in a deeply worrying situation. Since the beginning of October, the people in this region have once again been confronted with a shocking escalation of violence. Helvetas is ...
18. March 2024

EHF 2024: Alliance2015 calls for principled, people-centred humanitarian action now

The 2024 European Humanitarian Forum (EHF) is an important opportunity for the European humanitarian community to come together and explore durable and effective solutions to address the most ...
23. February 2024

Ukraine: 42 Civilian Casualties Every Day in Two Years of War (NGO-Statement)

Two years since the escalation of war in Ukraine, more than 10,500 civilians have been killed, including 587 children, as constant bombardments, mines, and drone attacks have left a generation ...
Kharkiv bookstore reopens  | © Helvetas / Natasha Zima
20. February 2024

Helvetas Continues to Provide Emergency Aid in Ukraine and Strengthen the Local Economy

Two years after the start of the war of aggression in Ukraine, Helvetas continues to support the local population in their daily struggle for survival, and at the same time strengthens local ...
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30. January 2024

A Successful Donation Year for Helvetas – And Growing Need

Helvetas can look back on a successful year for donations: The Swiss organization for international cooperation and humanitarian aid received a total of $50.7 million in donations in 2023. The great ...
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13. December 2023

COP28: Hopes of a Rapid Phase-out of Fossil Fuels Have Been Dampened

The COP28 climate conference began with a bang when the Loss and Damage Fund was adopted right at the start. But the hopes of many countries were soon dampened.

Interesting Facts About Helvetas

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Where we work

Helvetas helps people in 30 different countries to actively improve their living conditions. Find out more about our work in each of these countries.

Stories from our work

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Helvetas - a partner for true change
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.