The Political Affairs Section is responsible for coordinating and verifying the quality of business matters for the attention of the FOEN management board, DETEC, the Federal Council and Parliament. It serves as the central point of contact for enquiries from the DETEC General Secretariat and Parliamentary Services on FOEN policy business.
- Planning, coordination and monitoring of all business for the attention of DETEC and, as appropriate, Parliament
- Ensuring the editorial and content quality of business matters
- Coordinating responses to correspondence on environmental issues for DETEC and the FOEN management board
- Advising the FOEN's divisions and management board on political processes and handling of environmental issues in the Federal Council, Parliament and parliamentary committees