Federal Act of 1st July 1966 on Nature and Cultural Heritage (NHG)
This Act specifies the areas of responsibility (preserving, protecting and promoting the conservation and maintenance of native scenery and localities of interest, historical sites as well as natural and cultural monuments; supporting cantons and relevant organisations; promoting teaching and research)
Decree of 16th January 1991 on Nature and Heritage Conservation (NHV)
Federal Act of 24th March 2000 on the Cultivation of Switzerland’s Image Abroad
The federal government shall promote the dissemination of a general awareness of Switzerland, the creation of sympathy for Switzerland and the presentation of Switzerland’s diversity and appeal. For this purpose, it shall maintain an organisation based at the foreign ministry.
Federal Law on the Promotion of Extracurricular Work among Young People (KJFG) of 30th September 2011
This Act regulates the promotion of extracurricular activities (of national interest) undertaken by children and youths by the federal government. The completely revised Act was passed by Parliament in September 2011.
Federal Law on the Promotion of Education for Young Swiss Citizens Abroad of 1st January 2012
The completely overhauled law was passed by Parliament in September 2011
Ordinance on the Promotion of Extracurricular Youth Activities, Youth Development Ordinance (YDO) of 1st January 2012