We want more and better democracy with town meetings for public debate, the citizens' law-proposal (initiative), the veto-referendum to keep government in "check" plus the right to sack (recall) the MP whom we elected. To achieve reform like this will need a successful country-wide campaign which brings strong public pressure for change.    MORE      TERMS DEFINED

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SWITZERLAND January 2016

Bern, 26 Jan. 2016
Referendum to prevent a change in the Asylum Law

A petition to hold a referendum against a recent change in the Asylum Law has formally succeeded. Over 65 thousand valid endorsements have been received by the Federal Chancery. This means that a binding referendum must be held to decide this matter.

Adresse für Rückfragen: René Lenzin, Bundeskanzlei Herausgeber: Bundeskanzlei Internet: http://www.bk.admin.ch