Legal Affairs, Schengen

Emmanuel Bichet
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Section Head

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

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

Marie Papon
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JAI Schengen (Police and Legal Cooperation)

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

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

Jonas Montani
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JAI Schengen (Migration, Dublin / Asylum)

Daniel Michel – First Secretary
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 46

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

Christophe Zufferey
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JAI Schengen (External Borders, ISF)

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

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

Milica Meili-Bourlon
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JAI Schengen (Visas, Short Stays, Migration)

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

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

Tiziano Balmelli
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: Leonita Memaj
Tel.: +32 (0)2 286 13 10

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