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Staff office of the Federal Council
The Federal Chancellery provides services to the Federal Council and the Federal Administration as a whole, as well as to the general public. The range of services provided is continually adapted to meet new needs and challenges.
Communicator for the Federal Council
The Federal Chancellery coordinates the federal government's communications and ensures that the information provided by the federal administration respects the multilingual nature of the country. The Federal Council spokesman and Vice Chancellor, André Simonazzi, gives a press conference for the media and the public after the weekly cabinet meeting.
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Guardian of political rights
Elections, popular votes, referendums, initiatives, petitions... very few sovereign states offer the people as many ways and opportunities to get involved in political decision-making as Switzerland does.
The Federal Chancellery also coordinates efforts to introduce eVoting.
Editor of official publications
The Federal Chancellery is responsible for the Official Compilation of Federal Legislation, the Federal Gazette and the Classified Compilation of Federal Law.
Brochures such as "The Swiss Confederation: a brief guide", provide the public with an insight into the Swiss State and the way it functions.
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