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On 19 May 2019 the Swiss people will vote on an amendment of the Swiss law on guns. A vote linked to the Schengen/Dublin association agreements.

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Institutional agreement

With an institutional agreement, the Federal Council intends to consolidate the bilateral way and particularly the access to the EU internal market.

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In this dossier, you will find extensive information on the consequences of Brexit for the relation between Switzerland and the UK.

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Roberto Balzaretti

Free movement of persons

Free movement of persons

The agreement on the free movement of persons between Switzerland and the EU has been in force since 2002. It stands repeatedly in the center of political debates.

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Switzerland's European policy

Switzerland is almost entirely surrounded by member states of the European Union (EU).  An active policy on the EU is essential for Switzerland.

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