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On these pages, you will find information about the Department itself and selected topics of international interest. Other topics of national importance have not been translated into English. It is therefore possible that you may not find the information you are looking for. In this case, please try one of the other languages available or make use of the search or index functions.
Fraudulent emails sent in the name of Federal Councillor Elisabeth Baume-Schneider, the police or other authorities have been circulating in recent months. Find more information and tips here.