Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General
Geneva, Switzerland
Address: Chemin des Fins 2, Case Postale 102, 1211 Geneva 19 - Telephone: 022 799 9100 - Fax: 022 799 9178

Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General

Geneva, Switzerland

 

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Out of Hours (emergencies only)

For emergencies out of office hours please call +41 (0) 22 799 9100 – the recorded message will give instructions on connecting to the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on a toll-free number.
 

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Consular and Passport Information

Information for Australian Citizens, Citizenship, Birth Registrations, Travel Advice, Visas to Australia or Papua New Guinea, may be found in the Australian Consulate-General (Services for Australians) section.

Passport fees increased on 1 January 2013. Read more about the new fees.

Honorary Consul - Mr Alexander Kaiser is Australia's Honorary Consul in Zurich - details of his availability can be found here.
 

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 ANZAC DAY SERVICE

Friday 25 April 2014 at 11:00 am
Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Vevey

The Australian and New Zealand Consulate-Generals would like to invite you to the annual Anzac Day service.

The service will be conducted by Reverend Clive Atkins at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery located in the Saint Martin’s cemetery, Vevey.

Anzac Day is a significant day for Australian and New Zealand. On this day, ceremonies of remembrance, gratitude and national pride take place for all our men and women who have fought and died in all wars.

Everyone wishing to attend the service will be most welcome.

Please extend the invitation to others. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

 

 

Internships

The Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations offers the opportunity for Australians to undertake voluntary internships on a self-funded basis.

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Recent Statements

Human Rights Council - 25th Session

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on Haiti by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 25 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on Côte d’Ivoire by Ms Emily Hill, 25 March 2014

Statement in the high level dialogue on sexal violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 25 March 2014

Statement in the annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 19 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on Minority Issues by Ms Emily Hill, 19 March 2014

Statement in the Item 4 General Debate by Ms Ruth Stone, 18 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on the Syria by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 18 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 17 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Iran by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 17 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on the DPRK by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 17 March 2014

Statement in the Item 3 General Debate by Ms Emily Hill, 14 March 2014

Statement in the annual full day discussion on the rights of the child by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 13 March 2014

Statement in the clustered interactive dialogue with the SRSG on Violence against Children and SRSG on Children and Armed Conflict by Ms Laura McIlhenny, 12 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography by Ms Louisa Ole, 12 March 2014

Statement in the clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion and the Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism by Mr Tom Farnan Campitelli, 12 March 2014

Statement in the panel on the Promotion & Protection of Civil Society Space (undelivered due to time restrictions), 11 March 2014

Statement in the clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 10 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the SASG on the Prevention of Genocide by Ms Emily Hill, 7 March 2014

Statement in the high-level panel discussion on the 65th anniversary of the Genocide Convention by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 7 March 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 6 March 2014

Statement in the high-level panel discussion on the question of the death penalty by Ms Emily Hill, 5 March 2014

Statement in the high-level dialogue with relevant United Nations entities on the promotion of preventive approaches within the United Nations system by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 4 March 2014

Statement in the half-day high-level panel on human rights mainstreaming under the theme of protection and promotion of the human rights of migrants by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 4 March 2014
 

18th Session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group

Statement on Vietnam by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 5 February 2014

Statement on Dominican Republic by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 5 February 2014

Statement on Cyprus by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 4 February 2014

Statement on Eritrea by Ms Ruth Stone, 3 February 2014

Statement on Slovakia by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 3 February 2014

Statement on Comoros by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 31 January 2014

Statement on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by Ms Emily Hill, 20 January 2014

Statement on Vanuatu by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 30 January 2014

Statement on Yemen by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 29 January 2014

Statement on Uruguay by Ms Emily Hill, 29 January 2014

Statement on Cambodia by Ms Ruth Stone, 28 January 2014

Statement on Chile by Ms Emily Hill, 28 January 2014

Statement on Afghanistan by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 27 January 2014

Statement on New Zealand by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 27 January 2014
 

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Travel Advice 

All Australians travelling overseas, whatever the reasons and however long you'll be away, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before travel. You can register on-line or in person at any Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate. The information you provide will help us to contact you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family issue. It may also be used to pass other information to you such as updated Travel Advice and notice of elections.

Information about risks overseas is contained in the Department's travel advisories. These and other travel tips to help you better prepare for your overseas trip can be found at smartraveller.gov.au You can also subscribe to automatically receive email updates each time we change our travel advisories.

Contact us
 

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JOB VACANCIES

There are currently no vacancies.

 


 

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