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GlobusThis section contains SFAO audits related to Switzerland's relations with foreign countries.

Audit Subsidies in the field of peacebuilding and human security policy - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

In the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), the Human Security Division (HSD) is responsible for the implementation of Switzerland's policy on the promotion of peace and human rights. This is done within the framework of the Federal Council's foreign policy strategy. The HSD's activities include the security of individuals and their protection against violence, war and acts of arbitrary treatment. Its financial resources amounted to more than CHF 400 million for the period 2012 to 2017.

Audit number: 17566

Audit Water global programme and climate change and environment global programme - Project audits in Senegal, Peru, Uruguay and Sweden

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) implements foreign policy in humanitarian aid, development cooperation and cooperation with Eastern Europe. The SDC's global programmes, which are part of the global cooperation area, were established in 2008 and had never before been the subject of an audit with a set focus by the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO).

Audit number: 17420

Audit Necessity of measures to strengthen Switzerland as host state - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), the United Nations and International Organisations Division (UNIOD) is responsible for strengthening Switzerland's role as host state. In order to do so, it has funding of CHF 117.2 million for the period from 2016 to 2019. A strategy has been put in place. It foresees two sets of measures: strengthening reception conditions and facilities and increasing the impact and global reputation of International Geneva.

Audit number: 18360