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APRIL 2021 ISSUE

It is now urgent for all the Swiss citizens registered to the Embassy to cast their vote for the local candidates to the Parliament of the Council of the Swiss abroad. Meet the candidates and cast your vote without delay

In this issue, you will find the candidates’ profiles and useful information to support your choice. Eight people have stood up to take on this significant role. Two of them, Franz Muheim and Loredana Guetg-Wyatt, have already been active representatives to the OSA parliament, while for the other five candidates, this is the first election.

This year, the Swiss community in the UK has the opportunity to vote online for their OSA Delegates. We are one of the first communities of Swiss abroad to enjoy this privilege. This great chance has been made possible thanks to the initiative of Ané-Mari Peter, FOSSUK’s secretary, and her digital and print agency on-IDLE. The procedure is smart and easy. Either post the voting slip on page 3 or vote online here >

Reminder – Your residence status after Brexit: what you need to do before the 30 June deadline. The final deadline for registering for settled or pre-settled status under the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme is fast approaching. For further information on the Scheme, on how to apply and where to get help, please visit the UK government website or the Brexit FAQ on the Embassy’s website: www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families www.eda.admin.ch/london/brexit

Swiss in the UK Survey: Not only is it time to vote for your UK CSA (Council of the Swiss Abroad) Delegates to represent your views, concerns and successes for the next four years, we are also conducting a survey to hear from you first hand. Go to www.swiss-societies.co.uk/survey (it’ll only take 5 minutes), and let us know how best to serve and address your issues and experiences. Only by taking part can we fashion our agendas – from the Embassy to Swiss Clubs to Delegate priorities. We'll publish the results and feedback on the actions taken on the priorities as set by you, the Swiss community. 

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Gioia Palmieri Swiss Review UK Pages Editor

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Please send any news of your local Swiss club activities urgently to the editor for a chance to feature in the next issue. Gioia Palmieri is always delighted to hear about events held, milestones reached or inspirational Swiss living in the UK & Ireland.

Email: editor@swissreview.co.uk

Previous Issues

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Schedule for the 2021 regional issues

Issue Editorial and advertisement deadline Publishing date online edition Publishing date printed edition
February   28.12.2020 08.02.2021 11.02.2021
April 01.03.2021 12.04.2021 20.04.2021
June 26.04.2021 07.06.2021 11.06.2021
August NO REGIONAL ISSUE 09.08.2021 11.08.2021
October 20.08.2021 04.10.2021 08.10.2021
December   NO REGIONAL ISSUE 13.12.2021 15.12.2021

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