Analytical work on digital sovereignty

Clarify terms and concepts, further determine Switzerland's degree of sovereignty and its strengths and vulnerabilities, and define work processes in relation to digital sovereignty.


Proposals are submitted to the Digital Sovereignty Steering Committee for discussion.


Start 2023
End 2024


Federal Department of Foreign Affairs


Federal Department of Foreign Affairs


The discussions and measures on Switzerland's digital sovereignty are to be based on a solid working foundation


Security and trust

People in Switzerland can move around safely in the digital environment; privacy is protected.

Focus themes

Digital sovereignty

Switzerland examines which political, legal, economic and individual dependencies can be reduced in the digital world. These are weighed against the advantages of international openness and networking.