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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 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

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women - 58th Session

Statement during the discussion on Girls’ and Women’s Right to Education by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 7 July 2014 

Human Rights Council - 26th Session

Statement during General Comments after action by Ms Ruth Stone, 27 June 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on Côte d’Ivoire by Ms Louise Abbott, 25 June 2014

Statement in the Panel Discussion on technical cooperation and capacity-building by Ms Ruth Stone, 25 June 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on the Central African Republic by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 24 June 2014

Statement in the Panel Discussion on preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage, 23 June 2014 (not delivered due to time constraints)

Statement in the Item 4 General Debate by Ms Ruth Stone, 18 June 2014 by Ms Ruth Stone, 20 June 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 18 June 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Belarus by Ms Ruth Stone, 18 June 2014

Statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Eritrea by Ms Ruth Stone, 18 June 2014

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

Statement in the Annual Discussion on Women’s Rights: women, human rights and the sustainable development agenda by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 17 June 2014

Statement in the Annual Discussion on Women’s Rights: the impact of gender stereotypes on the recognition and enjoyment of women’s human rights by Ms Ruth Stone, 17 June 2014

Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on discrimination against women and Special Rapporteur on right to education by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 16 June 2014

Statement in the High-level Panel discussion on Female Genital Mutilation, 16 June 2014 by Ms Emily Hill, 11 June 2014

Statement in the Clustered Interactive dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants by Mr Jake Marusich, 13 June 2014

Statement in the Clustered Interactive dialogue with International Expert on the International Solidarity and the Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially in Women and Girls by Ms Hela Jaffar, 13 June 2014

Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions and Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons by Ms Caitlin McCaffrie, 12 June 2014

Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences and the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights by Ms Lauren Stasinowsky, 12 June 2014

Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to health and the Working Group on business and human rights by Ms Emily Hill, 11 June 2014

Statement in the Panel Discussion on the Safety of Journalists, 11 June 2014 (not delivered due to time constraints)

Statement in the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Right to Freedom of Expression and the Special Rapporteur on Peaceful Assembly and Association by Ms Emily Hill, 10 June 2014

Statement in the general debate following the update by the High Commissioner for Human Rights by HE Mr Peter Woolcott, Permanent Representative, 10 June 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.

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