(born 14 May 1960) is a Swiss politician of the Social Democratic Party of Switzerland. She is a member of the Swiss Federal Council, the federal government of Switzerland, and head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police (the Swiss justice minister).
17.08.2012 [MaltaToday] - Switzerland announces resettlement of 19 migrants from Malta. Update 2 | The Swiss government has announced the resettlement of 19 migrants from Malta. Share this. Switzerland's federal justice minister Simonetta Sommaruga. Karl Stagno-Navarra
15.08.2012 [swissinfo.ch] - Le programme se base sur un accord que la ministre de la justice Simonetta Sommaruga a conclu en juin avec la Tunisie. Il doit motiver les requérants d'asile tunisiens à retourner rapidement dans leur pays grâce à une incitation financière. Chaque
09.08.2012 [swissinfo.ch] - Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga presented the results of the study in Bern on Thursday. Researchers found 348 cases of forced marriage in which a woman was put under pressure to marry against her will, largely for reasons having to do with
05.08.2012 [swissinfo.ch] - La decisione di ammettere singoli individui è di competenza del Dipartimento federale di giustizia e polizia (DFGP), diretto da Simonetta Sommaruga. Per accogliere grandi gruppi di persone è invece necessaria l'approvazione del Consiglio federale.
27.09.2010 by Rhonda Hull The historic shift in the balance of power came as the Swiss parliament in Bern voted Simonetta Sommaruga, a Social Democrat MP, on to the cabinet, a Federal Council. The council is comprised of seven politicians from different parties, ...
23.09.2010 by Holte Ender No matter that Switzerland is a byword for small government, with a ministerial team of only seven, the election of Simonetta Sommaruga tipped the balance. Four to three, the women rule. Less than a year after Switzerland voted to ban ...
23.09.2010 by Chris in Paris The election of Simonetta Sommaruga, 50, a Social Democrat, is a historic step in a country where women only got to vote on a national level in 1971. Ms Sommaruga becomes the fourth female in the seven-member Federal Council.