Impressions and milestones of Swiss Development Cooperation
The SDC website is a good place to begin your preparations for lectures, papers and dissertations. For example, you will find here the following information:
- A description of the SDC and its work
- Documentation material on the SDC
- Newspapers, magazines and books on all subjects connected with international cooperation which can be ordered or downloaded from the Internet.
- Our magazine "One World" which you can subscribe free of charge (in German, French or Italian)
On our website you can find a lot of useful tips and adresses, where you can turn to for support with your specific research request.
The large public university and college libraries offer a broad range of material on the subject of international cooperation. Information on these libraries and access to the respective online catalogues can be obtained under Swiss Libraries.
is the common development lobby organisation of the six major Swiss social aids (Swissaid, Swiss Catholic Lenten - Fastenopfer, Bread for all - Brot für alle, Helvetas, Caritas und HEKS). They
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For any further questions please turn to the documentation centres of Alliance Sud. Here you will find the entire service catalogue of Alliance Sud.
The multimedia portal of Alliance Sud contains videos and audio streams. It animates you to watch development topics via multimedia mainly videos. It is divided into ten different thematic fields: energy, agriculture, policy and commodities and economy. Furthermore, the portal gives you tips for other web sources like podcasts, infographics, pictures and blogs. It's available in German and French.
Further interesting notes:
NEDS - The Network of Swiss Development Documentation Centres is an association of the 20 most important information and documentation offices in Switzerland in the area of international cooperation. Provided the offices are public, they can be approached for information, and inn some cases even for field-specific research.
SDC Knowledge and Learning Processes' section Information Management: Our library is open to students for research purposes, provided they can prove that they have exhausted the possibilities of public libraries and documentation centers, and that the information or documents required are (only) available at the SDC. To make an appointment please send a written request which includes the reason for your visit to: firstname.lastname@example.org .