Parliamentary Group Swiss Abroad

The Parliamentary Group Swiss Abroad consists of 97 members of both chambers of the Federal Parliament commited to the needs of Swiss citizens living abroad.


The Parliamentary Group is led by three Co-Presidents. They are supported by the Group's office in order to define the most important topics as well as the current presidency.



Franz Grüter

National Council

Franz Grüter


Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter

National Council

Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter


Carlo Sommaruga

National Council

Carlo Sommaruga


Newsletter Parlamentarische Gruppe Auslandschweizer

August 2017

(German) (French)



Office members

Council of States Robert Cramer (GPS/GE), National Council Doris Fiala (FDP/ZH), National Council Franz Grüter (SVP/LU, Co-President), National Council Tiana Angelina Moser (glp/ZH), National Council Rosmarie Quadranti (BDP/ZH), National Council Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter (CVP/BL, Co-President), National Council Carlo Sommaruga (SP/GE, Co-President), Ariane Rustichelli (Director of the OSA, Secretary).



Members of the Parliamentary Group Swiss Abroad

Complete list of members of the Parliamentary Group Swiss Abroad (PDF, in German/French only)

Please note: The list of members represents the status on 5 July, 2018.





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