- Feb 3, 2011
Although Switzerland is not part of the European Union, there appears to be a movement to put to referendum the cessation of the free movement agreement, between EU nations (citizens) and Switzerland (citizens).
https://www.thelocal.ch/20180117/free-movement-initiative-could-result-in-swiss-brexitThe initiative ‘For limited immigration' proposes that Switzerland manage its immigration policy unilaterally. If accepted at referendum, the Swiss government would have one year to put an end to the country's free movement agreement with the EU, which currently allows EU citizens to work and live freely in Switzerland, and vice versa.
Doing so would undoubtedly throw Swiss-EU relations into disarray, since the free movement agreement is part of a package of seven bilaterals signed in 1999 covering agriculture, research, civil aviation, transport and trade