Legal Affairs, Schengen

Stephan Lauper
Stephan Lauper © FDFA

Section Head

Stephan Lauper – 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 judicial cooperation, terrorism, firearms, data protection)

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

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

Christina Pfenniger
© EDA

JHA Counsellor (external borders, ISF, Visa)
  

Lukas Heinzer - Counsellor
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 03

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

Milica Meili
Milica Meili ©FDFA

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

Milica Meili – Counsellor
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 69

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

Christina Pfenniger
© EDA

JHA Counsellor (police cooperation, data exchange, interoperability)

Roger Flury - Counsellor

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

Christina Pfenniger
© EDA

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

Miriam Minder – Attachée
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 08

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

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