Information for the media

FDFA Communication telephone service

The FDFA Information telephone service will respond to your calls daily from Monday through Friday from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 13.30 to 17.00.

FDFA Communication during festive day/weekend emergency on-call service 

From Friday, 16 October 2020 at 5.00 p.m. until Monday, 19 October 2020 at 9.00 a.m., please contact Elisa Raggi, Spokesperson FDFA, see contact details below

Media agency

Michael Steiner
Head of Media
Tel. +41 58 483 69 63
Mobile +41 79 247 01 35
michael.steiner@eda.admin.ch

Valentin Clivaz
Deputy Head of Media
Tel. +41 58 481 99 96
Mobile +41 78 810 91 12
valentin.clivaz@eda.admin.ch

George Farago
Spokesperson
Tel. +41 58 463 11 28
Mobile +41 79 301 70 35
georg.farago@eda.admin.ch

Pierre-Alain Eltschinger
Porte-parole
Tel. +41 58 465 51 43
Mobile +41 79 517 79 82
pierre-alain.eltschinger@eda.admin.ch

Elisa Raggi
Portavoce
Tel. +41 58 467 21 63
Mobile +41 79 674 24 45
elisa.raggi@eda.admin.ch

Paola Ceresetti
Porte-parole Mission permanente de la Suisse auprès de l'ONUG
Tel. +41 58 482 24 23
Mobile +41 79 240 19 18
paola.ceresetti@eda.admin.ch

Accreditation of foreign media representatives

The FDFA accredits members of the media working for foreign media.

Requirements/eligibility

Representatives of foreign media are journalists or photographers who work for one or more media outlet abroad. Representatives of foreign media also include freelance journalists and photographers who can prove that they work principally and regularly for foreign media outlets.

Accreditation requirements have to be submitted at FDFA Communication (kommunikation@eda.admin.ch) including following forms and documents:

The accreditation is valid for two years.

The regulations do not apply to journalists accredited to the Federal Palace. For more information please contact the Federal Chancellery (de).