The foundation “Stiftung Avenir Suisse” is an independent Think Tank based on the Anglo-Saxon model. It develops ideas for the sociopolitical and economic development of Switzerland. Its stance consistently represents a market economy perspective and liberal views of society and the world. Founded in 1999, it is supported by more than 100 companies and private individuals from all economic branches and regions of Switzerland.

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Günter Bolzern