In the eGovernment Strategy Switzerland, the Confederation, cantons and communes have defined their common objectives and key areas for action in digitalisation, with a view to actively steering the digital transformation of the administration.
The aim is for the authorities to offer their information and services electronically by default, and wherever possible adapt them for use on mobile devices. They will improve access to their electronic service offering, ensure their accessibility and rely on end-to-end electronic processes, while safeguarding the right to informational self-determination.
Since 2008, the Confederation, cantons and communes have collaborated at institutional level to implement eGovernment in Switzerland; for this purpose, they follow a joint strategy. The responsibilities of eGovernment Switzerland are set out in the public-law framework agreement on eGovernment cooperation, the first version of which was signed by the Federal Council and the Conference of the Cantonal Governments of Switzerland (CCG) in 2007.
The current eGovernment strategy was signed by the Federal Council, the Conference of the Cantonal Governments and the boards of the Swiss Union of Cities and the Association of Swiss Communes at the end of 2019. It replaces the «eGovernment strategy Switzerland 2016».