Information for the media

Media inquiries SDC

FDFA Communication telephone service

  • For journalists' requests only: +41 58 460 55 55
    Our press service is available from Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • For all other enquiries: +41 58 462 31 53
    Our communication service is available Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 1.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

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

From Friday 18 June at 5.00 p.m. until Monday 21 June, 8.30 a.m.: 
Elisa Raggi, Spokesperson, +41 79 674 24 45

Press Service

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

Léa Zürcher
Spokesperson
Tel. +41 58 468 64 13
Mobile +41 79 518 42 30
lea.zuercher@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 one year.

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