CSA Spring Meeting 2021
The Council of the Swiss Abroad (CSA) met today, 20 March 2021.
Normally we meet in the Rathaus in Bern for our spring meeting. One year ago the March 2020 CSA meeting was one of the first cancellations due to the pandemic (Covid it is now lasting over a year). The meeting was well organised - so just another zoom meeting on a Saturday.
From a UK point of view: UK delegate
delivered the final report of the task force on representativity of the organisation of the Swiss Abroad which now has procedures how to elect its delegates from all Swiss Abroad in their respective countries.
was leading a task force on representation of the Swiss Abroad in national parliament and their report was presented by one of his colleagues.
This was the final meeting with the current UK delegates Nathalie Chuard
as the current term (2017 to 2021) is ending.
Elections for the five UK delegates for 2021 - 2025 are ongoing. The call for candidates had gone out at the beginning of December 2019 and candidates have already submitted their CVs and eligible ones verified by the Swiss Embassy London. A full profile of each of the candidates can be viewed here https://www.swiss-societies.co.uk/candidates
And from 20 April - 20 May, it is your chance to vote for the next 5 Delegates who will represent the UK on the Council of the Swiss Abroad for the next term. Find out how to vote - online is possible for the first time - who is eligible to vote and what the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad contributes to the day-to-day impact of Swiss citizens living abroad on our dedicated Elections page >