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15.04.2014   
Die Delegationen der Schweiz und der Europäischen Union (EU) haben sich am 15. April 2014 in Brüssel zur zehnten Sitzung des Gemischten Ausschusses des bilateralen Abkommens für das öffentliche Beschaffungswesen getroffen. Zentrale Themen waren das Inkrafttreten des revidierten WTO-Übereinkommens über das öffentliche Beschaffungswesen und die entsprechende Anpassung der nationalen Gesetzgebungen im Bereich des öffentlichen Beschaffungswesens.

15.04.2014   
President Didier Burkhalter, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer and Federal Councillor Alain Berset, who are the respective heads of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) and the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA), met with the athletes who participated in the Olympic Winter Games and the Paralympics in Sochi in 2014 at a reception held today in the Parliament Building to congratulate them for their achievements.

15.04.2014   
From 15 to 16 April 2014, a Swiss delegation headed by the SDC director-general, Martin Dahinden, will take part in the first high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation. The participants will discuss progress achieved in the implementation of the measures determined in 2011 in the South Korean city of Busan to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of development cooperation. At the meeting Switzerland will advocate in particular for greater ownership on the part of the individual partner countries, a more results-oriented approach, comprehensive partnerships, transparency, and mutual accountability.

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