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Nicola Forster steps down as President of Foraus

Anna Stünzi to take over the Presidium of the foreign policy think tank Foraus. Its founder and former Chairman Nicola Forster is the office after ten years. "It is a big foot stomp, in the I step," says Stünzi. At the extraordinary General meeting of shareholders of 9. November, you to choice. Professionally, the 28-Year-old is employed as a PhD student at the chair Economics of the ETH. In addition, she works in the management of a GmbH, which is engaged in the designing of renewable energy systems.

After ten years of construction work, is the anniversary, according to Nicola Forster the opportunity, a fresh Wind. Forster has presided over since November of 2018, together with Corina Gredig, the Zurich GLP. The resignation in Foraus stand in no connection with the party-political office, he says. Forster will also engage further in the case of Foraus, the think-tank was finally "his Baby".


"It's big feet are trudging, I am"Anna Stünzi

the aim of the think tank is to close the gap between science and policy. Today, Foraus over 1000 volunteer members and 14 employees. To the outside, with his publications on political issues is met with Foraus on criticism, especially in bourgeois circles. "The two think-tanks, Foraus, and Avenir Suisse to vehicles long since become a political Vote," says Thomas Aeschi, group President of the SVP. "This allegation is wrong," Stünzi. The largest part of the members to be independent, and the party affiliations come from across the political spectrum. In addition, the basic guarantee-oriented model of the think tank, that the content developed to be independent of the political stance of individual members of the management Board.

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Anna Stünzi itself has gone through in the case of the Green stations. In 2011, joined them Foraus, three years ago, she took over the Co-management of the programme, the environment, transport and energy. The work of the think tank closer to the sun to her, she says. All of their political Offices – the Executive office at the Green, Switzerland – you for the Bureau. "I want to, and can provide our members with any issues," she says to the question of whether the Forum of your choice as an environmental expert and green party member receive a new thematic orientation. "I am for dialogue, and seeks to encourage discussions between policy, economy and society stronger."

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Created: 16.05.2019, 10:37 PM

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