Success

Here you will find a selection of demands from the Federal Youth Session that have been followed up in parliament or by individual National Councillors or Councillors of States and that have had a political impact.

Often, parliamentary processes take time and demands are not discussed immediately. Frequently, once they have been discussed, they have an indirect impact, either as input or by contributing to other ongoing debates.



2019

The demand of the Youth Session on digitalisation in the health sector from 2017 prevails in the responsible committee of the National Council

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2018

Further successes for the Youth Session! The demands "guaranteeing net neutrality" and "supplementing Art. 261 StGB (Penal Code) on racial discrimination" were followed in the Swiss parliament.

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2017

Two demands of the Youth Session were taken up by the Swiss parliament: "the extension of the moratorium on genetic engineering" and "the prevention of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation".

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2012

The demands of the Youth Session "preferential treatment of unaccompanied migrant minors in the asylum procedure" and "decriminalisation of private poker tournaments" were dealt with and implemented by the Federal government.

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2009

One of the demands of the Youth Session, which was already proposed in 1991, was included in the new Civilian Service Act.

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2005

The request to "ban symbols of National Socialism and fascism" triggered long discussions in parliament, but was eventually written off.

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2003

The Youth Session called for a competence centre to fight cybercrime. A motion to this effect was adopted by parliament.

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1996

An alternative to military service was created and thus one of the first demands of the Youth Session was successfully fulfilled. 

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