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Fellow citizens, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Welcome to the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC).
Feel free to take a virtual tour of our Department with its 1900 staff.
DETEC's task is to ensure sustainable development and the provision of basic public services in the interests of society, the environment and the economy. Located at the heart of Europe, Switzerland is dependent on modern transport infrastructure and efficient communications and electricity networks.
This infrastructure is an important prerequisite for the country's cohesion and for exchanges with other countries and economic prosperity.
The foundations for the decisions taken by the Department are prepared in the various offices:
By clicking on the links to the different websites, you can find out more about the role and tasks of the individual offices. The DETEC homepage also provides information about my speeches, interviews and public appearances. If you are interested in finding out more about Switzerland's Federal Council, I recommend the following website: www.admin.ch/.
Your interest and input in politics is greatly valued. We welcome your ideas, suggestions and criticism. You can contact me at: email@example.com
Doris Leuthard, Federal Councillor
Head of the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications
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