Florian Irminger

Florian Irminger has been secretary general of the Swiss Green Party since 2020. From 2008 to 2012, he was an elected member of the constituent assembly responsible for writing a new constitution for the canton of Geneva. He was formerly the Executive Director of London-based Penal Reform International, and Head of Advocacy at the Human Rights House Foundation in Geneva and Brussels. Florian founded Stop Suicide, an organisation dedicated to preventing youth suicide. (@FlorianIrminger)


Switzerland: Referendums in an Incomparable Young Democracy

Switzerland is often hailed as a model of direct democracy. But these processes may prove difficult to replicate elsewhere for many reasons.

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