Press Releases 2022


Annual Report 2021: Positive Outcomes Despite the Pandemic

2021 was a challenging year for Green Cross Switzerland. Although projects had to be adapted to the needs of the pandemic, our medical, social, and psychological programs for victims of military and industrial disasters could continue to be pursued with dedication. Additionally, in regions of Ukraine, Russia and Belarus we’ve initiated pilot projects to promote sustainable energy sources (e.g. solar panels). Due to COVID-related restrictions, only a portion of projects in Vietnam could be carried out. 

“After a financially good year, we are looking at the year 2022 with confidence. The year will undoubtedly bring new and great challenges for Green Cross,” says Martin Bäumle, CEO. “Our team is doing its best to support people in Ukraine by providing humanitarian aid, and will also ensure to help with the reconstruction process in the future”. 

“It was heartening to experience our donors’ solidarity in these unfamiliar and uncertain times. We are very thankful for their support”, says Béatrice Lombard-Martin, President of the Board of Trustees


Annual Report 2021 (PDF)

Detailed annual financial statements 2021 (in German)


Green Cross Switzerland remains in contact with its partners in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia and is now focusing on humanitarian aid in Ukraine

The latest and unexpected war developments in Ukraine have upset Green Cross Switzerland, causing incomprehension and great uncertainty.

Therefore, on the morning of 25 February 2022, Green Cross Switzerland held a virtual meeting with its partners in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. Despite the difficult circumstances, the participants ensured mutual friendship and continued cooperation.

Relation between Green Cross and its partner organizations will remain strong.

As the difficult situation in Ukraine is evolving rapidly, Green Cross Switzerland has decided to focus immediately on humanitarian help, together with its partners on site. In the coming weeks, efforts will be made to intensify the aid-network.

Since 1994, Green Cross Switzerland has been working for people affected by man-made disasters. Aid projects are concentrated in the radioactively contaminated regions around Černobyl’ and in Vietnamese villages affected by “Agent Orange”.



Martin Bäumle
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