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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

Reconstruction in the Ukraine | © Despro
Zurich 20. February 2023

Helvetas Begins Reconstruction in Ukraine

One year after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Helvetas, the Swiss organization for development cooperation and humanitarian aid, is expanding its commitment in Ukraine. It has also begun ...
© Keystone/EPA/Mehmet Emin Menguarslan
07. February 2023

Helvetas Helps Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria via Alliance2015 Partners

Helvetas is actively helping those in need in Turkey and Syria through its Alliance2015 partners working on the ground.
© Lesha Berezovskiy
31. January 2023

Multiplication of Crises in 2022 Leads to Increase in Donations at Helvetas

Last year, global crises demanded an increased commitment from NGOs like Helvetas in various regions. In particular, the war in Ukraine, the flood disaster in Pakistan and the drought in Ethiopia ...
© 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 ...

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.

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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.