On 22 March 2019, the Federal Council appointed Daniel Dubas, from the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications DETEC, and Jacques Ducrest from the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA, to serve as Delegates for the 2030 Agenda.
Delegates of the Federal Council for the 2030 Agenda
Daniel Dubas is a political scientist with an MAS diploma in sustainable urban planning. He has been Head of the Sustainable Development Section of the Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE since 2013. He holds particular responsibility for coordinating sustainable development at the domestic policy level, and for the Federal Council's Sustainable Development Strategy 2030.
Jacques Ducrest is a lawyer and diplomat. He has been Deputy Head of the FDFA's Sectoral Foreign Policies Division since September 2017, holding particular responsibility for coordinating sustainable development at the foreign policy level, and for Switzerland's country reports to the United Nations.
The Delegates chair the 2030 Agenda Steering Committee on an alternating basis. The Committee is charged with guiding and coordinating implementation work. In addition to their coordinating activities and representative role, the Delegates submit an annual report to the Federal Council on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.