foraus is part of the Open Think Tank Network (OpenTTN), an international network formed by think tanks active in the development of foreign policy solutions. Its aim is to foster collaboration through transnational challenges and projects.
Thought-provoking debates on pressing foreign policy issues: in 2019, foraus initiated the «Foreign Policy Day» together with the Swiss Association for Foreign Affairs (SGA-ASPE).
The Think Tank Hub Geneva, founded in April 2014, is an initiative undertaken by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) in collaboration with the Think Tank foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy.
Policy Kitchen is a policy crowdsourcing methodology developed by foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy. It enables a diverse network of thinkers to find creative policy recipes to pressing foreign policy challenges.
In this project, we engaged 140 stakeholders and citizens around the challenges related to the use of health data in innovative workshop-formats and collectively formulated policy recommendations.
Sustainable FinTech serves as a platform and network to enable, encourage and foster innovative sustainable policies, services and product ideas which further these goals.
Ten years ago, a group of students discovered that young people in Switzerland had too little to say in foreign policy – and founded foraus. foraus has since developed into the Swiss think tank on foreign policy and proved that think tanks à la grassroots work.
From January to May 2019, foraus toured nine Swiss cities and highlighted topics that have an impact on Geneva, Switzerland and the world.
PoliTisch is a foraus format promoting migration dialogue across Switzerland.