Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)

Sector: Environment

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Country: Switzerland

Type: Bilateral


Link: Visit

Description: The mission of the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) is to ensure the sustainable use of natural resources including soil, water, air, quietness and forests. It is responsible for the protection against natural hazards, safeguarding the environment and human health against excessive impacts, and conserving biodiversity and landscape quality. It is also responsible for international environmental policy. The main areas international involvement of FOEN are climate change, biological diversity, chemicals and waste, green economy and sustainable finance.