In view of the UPU Congress to be held in Doha (Qatar) from 23 September to 15 October 2012, Marc Furrer has been appointed Secretary of State by the Federal Council.

Among other duties and responsibilities,  Marc has been Chairman of the Swiss Federal Communications Commission (ComCOM) since 2005. In 2003, Marc was responsible for content and organisational preparations for the UN World Summit on the Information Society held in Geneva in, December 2003, and Head of the Swiss Delegation for the World Summit on the Information Society held in Tunis in November 2005.

Marc will take part in the first UPU Ministerial Conference on 8 October 2012.

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ComCom

SMSI