Swiss policy on the European Union
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Switzerland’s foreign policy
Switzerland’s policy on Europe
Development and cooperation
Switzerland’s contribution to the enlarged EU
International police missions of Switzerland
Agenda beyond 2015
Media releases on matters concerning European policy
Audiovisual on matters concerning European policy
Speeches of the Head of Department Didier B
urkhalter and of the Head of the DEA, Henri Gétaz
Overview of Swiss policy on the European Union
Popular votes concerning European policy
Important steps of the Swiss policy on the European Union
Parliamentary interventions and debates of the Council
Key data on matters concerning European policy
Overview of the bilateral agreements between Switzerland and the EU
Texts of the agreements and application and implementation of the Swiss-EU bilateral agreements
Entry into force of the main Bilateral Agreements Switzerland-EU since 1972
Here you will find information about negotiations, which Switzerland and the EU are currently conducting.
Currently, Switzerland and the EU are in negotiations regarding the electricity dossier, institutional questions, Switzerland's participation in the EU's programme Creative Europe, emissions trading schemes and the dossier agriculture, food safety, product safety and public health.
Here you will find information on issues that are being discussed.
Currently open issues include the Swiss enlargement contribution to EU countries, peacebuilding, the REACH Regulation on the Regulation, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, Prüm and Eurodac.
Presentation of the European Union
Importance of the relations with the EU for Switzerland
Differents brochures on the Swiss policy on the European Union
Seminars on European integration for employees of the Confederation and the Cantons.
Presentations on Switzerland’s policy towards Europe
Various reports have been made on Switzerland’s policy towards Europe – many of them in response to a parliamentary proposal (e.g. motion, postulate).
Links on Swiss policy on the European Union
The procedure for gaining access to official documents in accordance with the transparency principle
Frequently asked questions on Schengen/Dublin and institutional issues
Ambassador Henri Gétaz has headed the Directorate for European Affairs (DEA) since August 2010
Vacant positions at the DEA
Organisation chart and staff of the DEA
Contact the DEA
The DEA is the centre of expertise for the Confederation's EU policy