05.11.2014
Swiss People's Party initiative: misleading bill weakens protection of fundamental rights in Switzerland

At their meeting in Rothenthurm on 25 October 2014, the 410 delegates of the Swiss People’s Party (SPP) unanimously voted for the launch of the new popular initiative «On the Implementation of Ballots – Swiss Law dominates Foreign...


22.10.2014
First review of the implementation by Switzerland of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

The first review of Swiss efforts in the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings of 2005 has been initiated. Switzerland ratified the Convention on 17 December 2012; it became effective on 1 April...


08.10.2014
Council of Europe publishes its fifth racism monitoring report on Switzerland

On 16 September 2014, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published its fifth monitoring report on Switzerland examining racism, xenophobia, antisemitism and intolerance. It acknowledges some progress Switzerland achieved in the...

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