Switzerland is a federal state. This means that power is divided between the federal government, the cantons and the municipalities. Many decisions regarding education and integration policy are made at cantonal level.

  • How can I advocate for access to education for refugees in cantonal politics?
  • What political instruments are there at cantonal level?
  • How do I contact parliamentarians for an idea?


This toolkit provides information to get involved at the cantonal political level.

Unfortunately, the training materials are only available in German and French.

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