CSA – Duties and Responsibilities

 

Representation

  • Advocating the concerns of the Swiss community and institutions they represent at the Council of the Swiss Abroad.
  • Acting as a point of reference and contact for Swiss citizens in the represented region.
  • Providing leadership and support to the Swiss community and institutions they represent.

 

Communication

  • Keeping the Swiss community and its institutions informed about issues relevant to Swiss Abroad as well as OSA/CSA activities and services offered.
  • Undertake activities promoting and raising the profile of the OSA/CSA in the represented region.
  • Maintaining contact with the Swiss community and institutions they represent.
  • Maintaining contact with Swiss representations (Embassy, Consulates, etc.)
  • Representation in the local section of the ‘Swiss Review’.
  • Promoting and encouraging the political participation of Swiss expatriates.

 

Participation

  • It is expected that delegates, at their own cost, attend and participate at the twice-yearly council meetings in Switzerland.
  • Participation in CSA committees and working groups.
  • Participation in actions and campaigns designed to promote Swiss presence.
  • Acting as point of contact for Swiss Media.

 

Oceania Swiss Club President’s Conference 2016
Above and below: Oceania Swiss Club President’s Conference 2016, organised by the CSA Oceania and hosted by the Swiss Club of Victoria
Oceania Swiss Club President’s Conference 2016
Members of the CSA Oceania with OSA President Remo Gysin (centre)