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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2005-01-31 03:10 UTC (CH-BCH)
Date of last update
2019-04-30 07:57 UTC (eric.wiedmer@natureconsult.ch)
Date of publication
2019-07-05 13:01 UTC (annegabrielle.wuestsaucy@bafu.admin.ch)

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General information
  • Switzerland
Name of the Competent National Authority
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
Switzerland, CH-3003
Phone:+41 58 463 83 44
Fax:+41 58 464 79 78
Url:Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
National Focal Point for the Cartagena Protocol
National Focal Point for the Biosafety Clearing House
National Focal Point for emergency measures according to Art. 17 of the Cartagena Protocol
Experimental release into the environment
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • All types of organisms
Additional contact information
Contact person
Dr Anne Gabrielle Wüst Saucy
Head of secion
Soil and Biotechnology Division
Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
Worblentalstrasse 68
Bern, Bern
Switzerland, 3003
Phone:+41 58 463 8344

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