Switzerland
How the postponed referendum in Switzerland impacts citizens' initiatives

While timely and necessary, the measures to halt the spread of COVID-19 have had an enormous impact not only on our daily lives, but also on our democracies. In this series, we try to asses how democratic practice has been affected and how we can make our future democracies more resilient.

Switzerland has had to postpone one of their national voting days, leading the initiatives that would have been voted on to grapple with a different timeline. We spoke to Sara Wehrli of Pro Natura.

 

You can see an overview of the measures introduced in Switzerland here.