Legal Affairs, Schengen

Emmanuel Bichet
Emmanuel Bichet © FDFA

Section Head

Emmanuel Bichet – Minister
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 29

Contact: Sarah Diffels
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 02

Marie Papon
Marie Papon © FDFA

JHA Counsellor (police and legal cooperation, terrorism, firearms, data protection)

Marie Papon – First Secretary
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 34

Contact: Nathalie Lecras
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 19

Christophe Zufferey
Christophe Zufferey © FDFA

JHA Counsellor (external borders, ISF, Visa)

Christophe Zufferey - Counsellor
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 03

Contact: Nathalie Lecras
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 19

Milica Meili-Bourlon
Milica Meili-Bourlon ©FDFA

JHA Counsellor (asylum, returns, external migration policy, human trafficking)

Milica Meili Bourlon – First Secretary
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 69

Contact: Nathalie Lecras
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 19

Christina Pfenniger
© EDA

Police

Roger Flury - Police Attaché

Contact: Nathalie Lecras
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 19

Nathalie Marville Dosen
Nathalie Marville Dosen © FDFA

General Institutional and Legal Questions, Court of Justice of the European Union, Free Movement of Persons

Nathalie Marville Dosen – Legal Advisor
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 08

Contact: Ilaria Rocca
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 66

Institutional and legal issues – autonomous adoption of EU law (acquis)

Around 120 bilateral agreements govern extensive market access between Switzerland and the EU as well as close cooperation in key areas, such as research, security, the environment and culture

Schengen/Dublin – a common border

The Schengen Association Agreement facilitates travel between Switzerland and the EU by eliminating identity controls at the internal borders of the Schengen Area