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eda.admin.ch | Casting Call, 2 May calendar update
President Viola Amherd announced the date of the summit on the Bürgenstock via social media platform X on 2 May 2024.
Following up on Ukraine's request Switzerland has invited over 160 delegations from around the world to join for the first Summit on Peace in Ukraine on 15-16 June 2024 at the Bürgenstock resort.
The summit will build on the discussions that have taken place in recent months, notably the Ukrainian peace formula and other peace proposals based on the UN Charter and key principles of international law.
The overarching objective of the summit is to inspire a future peace process. To achieve this, the summit intends to:
• Provide a platform for dialogue on ways towards a comprehensive, just and lasting peace for Ukraine based on international law and the UN Charter;

Why is the summit being held in Switzerland?
During President Zelensk*'s visit to Bern on 15 January 2024, Switzerland and Ukraine discussed the next steps towards a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in Ukraine. At Ukraine's request, Switzerland agreed to host a summit. Switzerland regularly hosts negotiations or acts as a mediator for talks and meetings.

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by Cat on Thu May 2nd, 2024 at 03:50:51 PM EST
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