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.
Directorate of International Law
3 Measures (continously updated)
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.
Operational work streams on digital sovereignty
Continuation of the work streams in accordance with the Federal Council's decision of June 2021:
- Clarifying legal competencies in the Internet and, in particular, access rights to data.
- Dealing with the US CLOUD Act and the EU's…
Public participation in the discussion on digital sovereignty
The work on digital sovereignty is discussed with various external stakeholders.
Security and trust
People in Switzerland can move around safely in the digital environment; privacy is protected.