Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is the Directorate for international cooperation and humanitarian aid of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland. 

Swiss international cooperation, which is an integral part of the Federal Council's foreign policy, aims to contribute to a world without poverty and in peace, for sustainable development. It fosters economic self-reliance and state autonomy, contributes to the improvement of production conditions, helps address environmental problems, and ensures better access to education and basic healthcare services.