Federal Social Insurance Office
International Affairs
International Organisations section

Address

Effingerstrasse 20
3003 Bern
http://www.bsv.admin.ch/themen/internationales/00083/inde...


Contact person

Claudina Mascetta
058 462 91 98
claudina.mascetta@bsv.admin.ch


Operating range

  • International

Relevant duties in the context of human rights

  • Social rights, in particular the right to social security
  • Swiss government's representative in the European Social Cohesion Platform (PECS) of the Council of Europe

Main work in the human rights field

  • Information / Documentation
  • legal expertise

Issues our organisation works on

  • Poverty
  • Social rights / social security / social policiy

International Reference

UN

  • Human Rights Council
  • Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women(CEDAW)
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
  • ILO

Others

  • European Union

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