In accordance with the guiding principle Making Switzerland a leading digital innovation hub, digitalswitzerland is committed to the successful digitisation of Switzerland in the political arena. We actively communicate our ideas and positions to political decision-makers and the public.

Under the umbrella of digitalswitzerland, more than 200 organisations consisting of association members and politically neutral foundation partners work together transversally. Our political statements reflect exclusively the opinion of digitalswitzerland association and its members and not the opinion of the foundation’s members.

Recent statements

29 June 2022 – Letter in Support of Article 16a on the Federal Act on the Use of Electronic Means for the Performance of Official Duties (EMBaG) to the members of the Committee for Science, Education and Culture of the National Council of States (SEC-N) and the members of the Committee for Political Institutions of the National Council (PIC-N)
To the letter: German and French

2 June 2022 – Letter to the National Council on the motion “Federal Participation in the Establishment and Operation of the National Test Institute for Cybersecurity” [Grüter 20.4495]
To the letter: German and French

3 May 2022 – Statement on the Federal Mobility Data Infrastructure Act (MODIG)
Read the statement (only in German)

13 April 2022 – Statement on the Federal Act on Information Security (ISG)
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1 April 2022 – Letter to the members of the Committee for Science, Education and Culture of the Council of States (SECC) on the Federal Act on the Use of Electronic Means for the Performance of Official Duties (EMBaG)
To the letter: German and French

25 March 2022 – Revision of the Ordinance on Telecommunications Services (OTS) (adaptation of the universal service provisions)
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18 March 2022 – Amendment of the Telecommunications Services Ordinance (Security of Information and of Telecommunications Infrastructures and Services)
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15 March 2022 – Letter to the Council of States on the motion “Push digital projects with public interest – close legal loophole” [21.4377, Würth].
To the letter: German and French

13 January 2022 – Amendment to the Foreign Nationals and Integration Act: facilitation of admission for foreign nationals with a Swiss university degree [Mo Dobler 17.3067]
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14 October 2021 – Revision of the Ordinance to the Federal Act on Data Protection
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13 October 2021 – Public consultation on the “e-ID mission”
To the press release and statement

15 September 2021 – Statement on the amendment of Ordinance 2 to the Labor Code
To the media release and statement

17 August 2021 – Statement on the redesign of e-voting trials
To the press release and statement: German and French

14 April 2021 – Swiss E-ID – Back to square one
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25 March 2021 – Statement on the Federal Act on the Use of Electronic Means for the Performance of Official Duties (EMBaG)
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15 March 2021 – Letter regarding the political business “Provisional judicial opening, adaptation to changed business practice (digitalisation) [19.3448, Dobler]
Read the statement: German version, French Version

8 March 2021 – Rejection of E-ID law
To the press release

26 February 2021 – Statement on the amendment of the Federal Act against Unfair Competition (UCA)
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