Working visit to Baden-Württemberg

Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann meets Minister President Kretschmann

Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann meets Minister President Kretschmann

On 20 February 2017 Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann met Winfried Kretschmann, Minister President of Baden-Württemberg, and Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, the state’s Minister of Economic Affairs. Baden-Württemberg is Switzerland’s biggest trading partner among the German Länder. The key topics discussed included intensive economic relations, digitalisation, European policy and accompanying measures to the free movement of persons.

SwissSkills Initiative

Successful young professionals

Successful young professionals

On 8 February, Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann honoured the best participants from the 2016 SwissSkills competition in Bern. As part of the SwissSkills Initiative, members of the SwissSkills teams should receive even better support in future at home and abroad. Young Swiss professionals are already among the best in the world.

World Web Forum 2017

Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann honours World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee

Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann honours World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee

At the 5th World Web Forum Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann spoke of the importance of the digital transformation for jobs and prosperity in Switzerland. He also presented Sir Tim Berners Lee, who invented the World Wide Web at CERN, with an award for his life’s work.

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National diary

09.03.17 | Geneva | Salon de l'automobile

International diary

04.03.17 | Paris | Salon de l'Agriculture
20.03.17 | Hannover | CeBIT 2017
21-23.04.17 | Washington | Spring Meeting Worldtbank

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