National Action Plan on the Safety of Media Professionals

Working closely with the media sector to create a national action plan on the protection of journalists in Switzerland.

Many media professionals experience hostility and even hate speech online. This situation has only gotten worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. The action plan will therefore include measures to protect journalists from threats and hate speech online.


Spring/summer 2023: National action plan (NAP) expected to be published

Further information


Start 2021
End 2023


Federal Office of Communications


Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications


The opportunities of digitalisation will be used to increase security


Security and trust

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