Since May 2012, Micheline Calmy-Rey is visiting professor at the University of Geneva. She is Doctor honoris causa at the International University in Geneva (IUG). She is member of the board of Governors of the « International Crisis Group », « Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development » and of the « Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) », « Geneva Call » and President of the « Martin Ennals Awards » Foundation.
Micheline Calmy-Rey was elected to the Federal Council on 4 December 2002. She served as head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) from 2003 to the end of 2011
In 2007 and in 2011, Micheline Calmy-Rey assumed the office of President of the Swiss Confederation for a one year term. In 2010, she took up the presidency of the Council of Europe and chaired the Ministerial Conference of the Francophonie in 2010 and 2011.
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