The importance of enhancing women’s participation in security | November 14, 2019
With a record number of 250 guests, the SWISS SECURITY FORUM (FSS) once again organized a highly successful networking event. The evening started off with three interesting presentation on diversity by design (Dr. Armgard von Reden), conflict management (Prof. Dr. Allan Guggenbühl) and women in cyber security and risk management (Dr. Maya Bundt), followed by a lively debate that addressed reasons behind the low representation of women in security-related sectors. Federal Councilor Viola Amherd finished on a high note and encouraged increased practical action in order to raise the percentage of women and promote gender diversity in security.
Please find here the summary of the event in German.
(Photographers: Stefan Kämpfen, Daniel Saxer/iOf & Esther Salzmann)
E-ID: A Public-Private Partnership Debate | October 2, 2019
The 4th networking event of the SWISS SECURITY FORUM (FSS) was a great success. More than 120 security-interested guests joined us for a critical debate on the implementation of an electronic identity in Switzerland. Followed by two input presentations, the panel discussion addressed dissents between business, politics and administration, and highlighted the benefits and drawbacks of a public-private partnership model.
Please find here the summary of the event in German (click here to download), photo gallery and video statements.
(Photographer: Béatrice Devènes)
Switzerland's Role in European Peacebuilding | May 10, 2019
More than 60 interested people attended the 3rd networking event of the SWISS SECURITY FORUM (SSF) in Bern and discussed on Switzerland's Role in European Peacebuilding. In a keynote speech of Thomas Greminger, OSCE Secretary General, and a top-class panel discussion with representatives of the Federal Administration, research and national politics, some light was shed on this complex topic.
Please find here the concluding report in German (click here for download) as well as photos of the event.
(Photographer: Béatrice Devènes)
Critical Infrastructures | April 10, 2019
With more than 110 participants from business, society, authorities and science, the second networking event of the SWISS SECURITY FORUM was sold out. In two input presentations and a top-class panel discussion with representatives of the Federal Administration, SBB, Swisscom and Migros, possible disruptions of critical infrastructures and their consequences were discussed.
Please find here the concluding report in German (click here for download) as well as photos (Photographer: Béatrice Devènes) of the event. Videostatements follow later.
«The Future of Security» | November 1, 2018
Hans-Jürg Käser, President of the SWISS SECURITY FORUM, was pleased to welcome around 70 people from business and society as well as militia organisations and authorities to the first SWISS SECURITY FORUM network event. The event took place at the Hotel Schweizerhof in Bern and had the titel "The Future of Security".
The Deputy Chief of the Swiss Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Aldo C. Schellenberg, spoke about future challenges for Switzerland. The subsequent panel discussion focused on different aspects of security, including economic, social and European security issues. Invited as second panelist was the former German defence attaché in Switzerland, Lieutenant colonel i.G. Peter Beschnidt.
Please find here the concluding report (click here for download) as well as photos (Photographer: Béatrice Devènes) and videostatements of the event: