Press releases

Press releases from all departments and offices, also available via email subscription and RSS feed


An agenda of upcoming Federal Council meetings, media conferences and other political events

Popular votes

Dates and subjects of upcoming popular votes. Archives of all popular votes and results since 1848.

Press conferences

Press conferences (in the national languages) are held shortly after Federal Council meetings.

Official photos

Official Federal Council photographs from 1993 to today

Official documents

In principle, everyone has access to official Federal Administration documents via the sources listed here.

Media centre

The Federal Council, Parliament, political parties and commissions use the media centre.


Original texts of speeches given by federal councillors

Studies, reports and evaluations

Access to studies commissioned by the Swiss Confederation since 2010