Switzerland to change from ICOS Observer to Member

On 13 April, the Federal Councils submitted the Dispatch on Switzerland's access to six European research infrastructure networks to Parliament. As part of this, Switzerland seeks parliamentary permission to change its status from ICOS Observer to Member. A full membership would mean e.g. voting rights in the General Assembly, the highest decision-making body of ICOS, where Switzerland currently only acts as an Observer. Read more here.