Embassy of the Swiss Confederation in the Republic of France
The Swiss Confederation embassy in France is located in the center of Paris. The Embassy's working hours are from 9.00 to 11.30 by local time.
Address of the embassy
Tel.: (+33) 1 49 55 67 00
Fax: (+33) 1 49 55 67 67
The official website:
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary posted to France at the Swiss Confederation embassy is Her Excellency (H.E.) Ms. Livia Leu
Ms. Livia Leu took office as Ambassador of Switzerland in France and the Principality of Monaco on September 3, 2018.
In 2009, she was appointed Swiss Ambassador to Iran for four years, and also represented US interests. From 2013 to 2018, she is Head of Bilateral Economic Relations at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and Delegate of the Federal Council for Trade Agreements.
After serving as a Diplomatic Officer in the United Nations (UN) Division at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) until 1994, she became an Embassy Advisor at the Swiss Mission to the United Nations United Nations in New York from 1994 to 1998. She later served as Alternate Head of Mission at the Embassy of Switzerland in Egypt from 1998 to 2002, and then Alternate to the Head of the Africa / Middle East Political Division. 2004 to 2006 and Head of the Africa / Middle East Policy Division from 2006 to 2008 in the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).
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About the embassy
In order to strengthen these inseparable links, it is the responsibility of the Embassy team to promote the economy and competitiveness, science and innovation, culture and the Swiss training system. And this, among the opinion leaders, the media and the French public.
The embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. The embassy supports cooperation between both countries. In this point, close contact with the respective ministries of economic affairs is important.
The embassy promotes the Swiss economy in the host country, Swiss exports and tourism. The embassy monitors the economic and political situation in the country and communicates developments that are of interest to Switzerland.
In many ways, France is a key partner of Switzerland. Economically first, where trade is particularly dense. In addition, cooperation in the cultural and academic fields is not left behind. Many Swiss, German and Italian-speaking artists from Switzerland make a career with their French neighbor. Finally, our two countries have a flourishing relationship in the academic and scientific fields.