Switzerland NCP

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OECD member Number of trade union cases 7 NCP Type Single Government Department
Description The Swiss NCP is located at the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO) at the International Investment and Multinational Enterprises Unit. Cases (specific instances) are handled by an internal working group composed of members of the Federal Administration responsible for the issues addressed in a specific instance.

The organization and activity of the NCP is based on the Decree of May 1st 2013 on the Organization of the National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and its Advisory Board (Classified compilation 946.15).

The Swiss NCP's Advisory Board comprises 14 members and advises the NCP on its strategic orientation, as well as on the implementation of the OECD Guidelines. Its representatives include: the Director of SECO; three other members of the Federal Administration and two representatives of trade unions, employers organisations, business associations, NGOs, and academia. SECO provides the secretariat for the Advisory Board.

The trade union members of the Advisory Group are:
Beyeler Rolf, Gewerkschaft Unia
Plassard Alexandre, Membre de la direction, Union patronale suisse

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Contact Information

Full name National Contact Point of Switzerland Contact Name Lukas Siegenthaler Address State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
Holzikofenweg 36
3003 Berne
Telephone + 41 31 323 12 75
Fax +41 31 325 73 76 Email afin@seco.admin.ch
NCP Website http://www.seco.admin.ch/themen/00513/00527/01213/index.html?lang=en
This web site is in English
Second NCP Website http://www.seco.admin.ch/themen/00513/00527/01213/index.html?lang=fr
This web site is in French


Date content last checked12/04/2016 TUAC affiliate validated NCP validated OECD Watch Member Validated