Swiss approach to regulating AI systems

By the end of 2024, the Confederation will draw up a proposal for a Swiss approach to the regulation of AI, taking into account developments in the sectors and at international level, particularly in the EU and the Council of Europe. The aim is to develop an approach in dialogue with all stakeholders that upholds human rights, democracy and the rule of law while promoting Switzerland’s capacity for innovation and growth.

Lead: Federal Office of Communications in cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Office of Justice and other federal agencies and bodies.


Federal Office of Communications

Related measures

3 Measures (continously updated)

Monitoring AI guidelines

Monitoring how the Federal Administration’s AI guidelines (adopted by the Federal Council in November 2019) are applied and how up-to-date they are.

Considering the highly dynamic technology involved in AI, it is vital that the AI guidelines…

Evaluation and further development of the Competence Network for Artificial Intelligence (CNAI)

In August 2021, the Federal Council decided to create a Competence Network for Artificial Intelligence (CNAI). It has been operational since spring 2022. According to the variant approved by the Federal Council, the CNAI serves as a contact point to…

AI layout

The Federal Council has examined the developments, opportunities and problems presented by artificial intelligence. It has tasked DETEC with presenting possible regulatory approaches to artificial intelligence by the end of 2024. All federal offices…

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