The Swiss vote against mass immigration, freedom of movement and international law: a preliminary assessment



The recent short victory of the ‘no’ to mass immigration in Switzerland raises several questions: How come a country with a successful economy says no to immigration? What are the implications of this vote beyond the issue of freedom of movement within the European Union?

Date and Location

Thursday 27 February 2014 15:00 – 17:00

Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana.


Prof. Adrienne Heritier


For further information regarding the consultation, please contact Ms Sarah Katherine St John,


Texte de l’initiative populaire et argumentaire de ses partisans (uniquement en français).
The Swiss Vote against Mass Immigration and International Law: A Preliminary Assessm (Global Migration – POLICY BRIEF #1).