Cooperation agreement between Tunisia and Switzerland

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This cooperation agreement covers the conditions of entry and stay in Switzerland of specific categories (including highly skilled persons, family members of Tunisian migrants, students, and migrants engaged in development activities in either country); voluntary and involuntary readmission of migrants in an irregular situation while respecting human rights and with support for their reintegration; and technical cooperation and financial support to combat irregular migration and promoting the return of irregular migrants.149 Under a 2012 agreement on exchanges for young professionals, the possibility was opened up for 150 young Tunisian professionals to work in Switzerland for up to 18 months to acquire professional and language skills