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Sub-national activities


Regional SD strategies:

16 regional (canton) sustainability processes, 234 on municipality level (Spring 2016).

LA 21 initiatives:

234 municipalities have a sustainable development process. These municipalities are home to about 35 percent of the Swiss population. Common topics are sensitization, territory and mobility. Here are some numbers and facts: German | French | Italian | English

There are subsidies and support available from the national level: German | French.


Background information on assessing cantonal and municipal projects can be found here.


Information on the SD indicators for cities and cantons can be found here: German | French | Italian.

Contact details:

The responsible persons for SD on the sub-national level can be found here.


This Country Profile has been last updated on: Monday, 18 July 2016

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