Switzerland at the UN Security Council in 2023-24

In this project, we crowdsourced citizens’ ideas about the thematic priorities Switzerland could follow during its tenure at the UN Security Council in 2023-24. During a series of four workshops we exchanged with experts from the field and interested citizens about Switzerland’s potential role as a non-permanent member of the UNSC.

World Biodiversity Forum 2022

In June 2022, foraus conducted a unique co-creation process drafting the Conference Resolution of the World Biodiversity Forum (WBF) 2022 based on inputs from more than 90 scientists and biodiversity experts from around the world.  

Tour de Suisse FIFDH x foraus

In fall 2022 foraus is collaborating with the "International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights" (FIFDH) through a Swiss Tour in partnership with its regional groups      

EU citizens in Switzerland: your voice, your opinion!

With this project, we give foreign citizens living in Switzerland, and EU citizens in particular, a voice and an active role in the public debate about climate, migration, and digital policy, fostering a constructive dialogue about the shared future between Switzerland and the EU in these policy areas.

Towards an Inclusive Future in AI

In 2019, foraus Swisnex and AI Commons launched the global campaign «Towards an Inclusive Future in AI» using foraus’ Policy Kitchen methodology. This joint experiment resulted in 11 workshops in 8 countries, involving 10 partner organization and about 120 participants. 

One Health for the Future

In this participatory project, we explored the concept of One Health combining human, animal, and ecosystem health considerations and needed policy measures to prevent the phenomena of zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, and food safety and security threats in the future.

Global Labs

Global Labs connects students from Geneva and beyond with professionals from International Geneva, to foster innovative policy ideas in the areas of global health, trade, and sustainable development.

Futuring Peace in North East Asia

Young people have the potential to build peaceful societies and support effective governance in their communities, now and in the upcoming decades. Training youth to collectively imagine the future can ensure lasting impact and create the conditions for dialogue and cooperation between governments and peoples of Northeast Asia, for the generations to come.

Tag der Aussenpolitik

Brisante Debatten am Puls des aktuellen aussenpolitischen Geschehens: foraus initiierte 2019 zusammen mit der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Aussenpolitik (SGA-ASPE) den «Tag der Aussenpolitik».

Think Tank Hub

Der Think Tank Hub Genf, gegründet im April 2014, ist eine Initiative des Schweizerischen Eidgenössischen Departements für auswärtige Angelegenheiten (EDA) in Zusammenarbeit mit foraus.

International Digital Health

In diesem Projekt führten wir 2020 mit insgesamt 140 AkteurInnen und BürgerInnen innovative Dialogformate über die Herausforderungen im Umgang mit Gesundheitsdaten durch und erarbeiteten Handlungsempfehlungen.

Sustainable FinTech

Sustainable FinTech dient als Plattform und Netzwerk, um nachhaltige Richtlinien sowie innovative Dienstleistungen und Produktideen zu erarbeiten, die diese Ziele fördern.

The WinterSchool for Thinktankers – WISCH

foraus und der Think Tank Hub realisierten in Zusammenarbeit mit On Think Tanks ein Pionierprojekt: Ein Kurs für Thinktankers

10 Jahre foraus

Der Champagner ist kaltgestellt, Konfetti bereit und unsere Laune auf Hochtouren: Wir feiern Geburtstag!

Tour de Suisse

Von Januar bis Mai 2019 tourte foraus durch neun Schweizer Städte und beleuchtete Themen, die Genf, die Schweiz und die Welt bewegen.


PoliTisch ist ein foraus-Format zur Förderung des schweizweiten Migrationsdialogs.