Illegale Adoptionen aus Sri Lanka

Illegal adoptions from Sri Lanka

The Federal Council acknowledges the misconduct of the federal and cantonal auhorities in the adoption procedures of children from Sri Lanka between 1973 and 1997 and deeply regrets the suffering caused to those concerned.


Soccer and corruption

The Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) is supporting an investigation against soccer functionaries and bribary suspects in the context of international mutual legal assistance.

New data protection legislation

The data protection legislation has been completely revised in order to adapt to new technological and societal conditions and to the requirements of international law. It came into force on 1 September 2023.

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