Federal Council Affairs

The Federal Chancellery ensures that the Federal Council can work efficiently and make decisions effectively.

Strategic Management

The Federal Chancellery identifies trends and developments that help the Federal Council in its political planning.

Presidential Services Unit

The Federal Chancellery supports and advises the President of the Swiss Confederation.


The Federal Chancellery organises and coordinates the Federal Council’s communication activities.

Accompanying legislation

The Federal Chancellery provides legal and linguistic support when laws are drafted throughout the Federal Administration.


The Federal Chancellery ensures that clear and correct versions of all official texts are available in all three official languages.


The Federal Chancellery is responsible for important laws regarding the government and administration.

Official Publications

The Federal Chancellery publishes official texts on the internet and in print form.

Crisis Management

The Federal Chancellery supports and advises the Federal Council in the preparation and management of crises.