Switzerland/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.8 Other areas of culture specific legislation

Federal Act of 24 March 2000 on the Cultivation of Switzerland's Image Abroad

The federal government shall promote the dissemination of a general awareness of Switzerland, the creation of sympathy for Switzerland and the presentation of Switzerland's diversity and appeal. For this purpose, it shall maintain an organisation based at the foreign ministry.

Federal Law on the Promotion of Extracurricular Work Among Young People (KJFG) of 30 September 2011

This Act regulates the promotion of extra-curricular activities (of national interest) undertaken by children and youths by the federal government.

The completely revised Act was passed by Parliament in September 2011.

Federal Law on the Promotion of Education for Young Swiss Citizens Abroad of 1 January 2012

The completely overhauled Law was passed by Parliament in September 2011

Ordinance on the Promotion of Extracurricular Youth Activities, Youth Development Ordinance (YDO) of 1 January 2012

Corresponding Ordinance


Chapter published: 13-11-2014


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