Switzerland and the EU

Graphic on the relations between Switzerland and the European Union
Graphic on the relations between Switzerland and the European Union © FDFA

Video : Swiss-EU relations

1992 

No (50,3%) to the European Economic Area (EEA)
1997 No (74,1%) to the Popular initiative  «EU membership negociations before the people!»
2000 Yes (67,2%) to the Bilateral Agreements I
2001 No (76,8%) to the Popular initiative “Yes to Europe”
2005 Yes (54,6%) to Schengen/Dublin
2005 Yes (56,0%)  to the extension of the free movement of persons
to the cooperation with Eastern Europe
2006 Yes (53.4%)
2009 Yes (59,6%) to the continuation and extension of the free movement of persons and its extension to Bulgaria and Romania
2014 Yes (50,3%) to the Popular initiative "against mass immigration"
2014 No (74,1%)  to the Popular initiative «Ecopop»
2019 Yes (63,7%)  to the acceptance of the implementation of the EU firearms directive into the Swiss legal system 
Federal votes on Europe