Alliance Sud InfoDoc

The dedicated space for cooperation and development-related information
031 390 93 37
Opening time: 
Bern : Mo-Fr: 13h30-17h30 / Lausanne : Mo-Fr: 8h30-12h, 13h30-17h30 (or on appointment)
Represented in the NEDS by: 
Emanuel Zeiter (Bern) + Nicolas Bugnon (Lausanne)
Development policy, global issues, North/South relations

Alliance Sud supplies two information and documentation centres in Berne and Lausanne. These centers are open to the public and provide information about development issues, developing countries, global issues and North-South relations, with a special emphasis on Switzerland's connections with developing countries. Information seekers receive expert advice. Information about the information and documentation centres is available in German and French.

Education, developing countries, development policy, development cooperation, nutrition, society, international organizations, migration, multinational companies, religion, raw materials, armament, technology, world trade, world economy
Target Publics: 
Open to the public : teachers, students, pupils, media, NGO workers, and any further interested people

Monbijoustrasse 31
3011 Bern

Av. de Cour 1
1007 Lausanne

Documentary Services / Products

Press archive

A wealth of selected media items, classified into over 25 development-related subject areas and more than 500 sub-themes, are available for free in the documentation centres.
List of topics online, insight into the documents on site


Global directory of reference websites in development-related topics
Online, free of charge


The E-dossiers gather electronically available resources on selected topics.
Online, free of charge

Alliance Sud Multimedia

Multimedia content, e.g. videos, streaming audio, and blogs, classified into ten major themes.
Online, free of charge