The General Secretariat

The General Secretariat is the department's staff body. The Digital Public Services Switzerland Office DPSS and the Federal Delegate for Plurilingualism are attached to it.

The General Secretariat acts as the intermediary between the head of department and the federal offices, and between the cantons, journalists and communication officers. It plans and coordinates the department’s items of business for Parliament and the Federal Council. It provides information to the public about all Federal Council and FDF business.

Secretary General: Barbara Hübscher Schmuki

Affiliated to the GS-EFD