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Focus on Global Justice

For 50 years, Public Eye has been working to make Swiss companies and politicians live up to their responsibility to respect human rights around the world.
Through your donation (via bank transfer or online in german or french), legacy or will, or with your membership fees, we can preserve our independence. Thank you so much!

Information about donations

Thank you very much for backing what we do. Public Eye undertakes to respect the intentions behind your donation and to guarantee the protection of your personal information. Below, you will find responses to frequently asked questions about donations.

More infos

  • Tax deduction

    Your donations are tax deductible. You can find more details about authorised tax deductions by consulting the Zewo information file (in German).

  • Direct debit form and payment slips

    If you pay via direct debit you help us minimise administration costs. For contributions via direct debit Public Eye will not send you a letter of thanks

    • You can order a payment slip directly from us. 
    • You can download a direct debit form here.    
  • Zewo certification

    Public Eye is an organisation that is recognised by Zewo as being of public interest. This Zewo certification guarantees that your donation will be used in line with Public Eye's objectives, in an efficient and effective manner. It also acts as a guarantee of transparent communication about our activities and financial management. Public Eye is regularly audited by Zewo. The certification was renewed in 2021.

    To find out more about Public Eye's activities, and their financing, please see our activity report (in French or in German). Public Eye respects strict regulations on the handling of donations and other contributions (available in French and German). It does not accept significant donations from private individuals, companies or institutions – in as far as it is possible to ascertain – that could hamper its independence or its ethical credibility.

    Public Eye is able to remain independent because it is primarily funded by donations from its members and donors.

  • Project and group donations

    • For donations of 1,000 Swiss francs and above, you can allocate your donation to a specific Public Eye project. To do so, you can contact Chantal Sierro on +41 (0)44 277 79 18 or via email at She will be happy to discuss the matter with you personally.
    • Group donations: we are happy to send out payment slips and information on donations made at a christening, wedding, anniversary, funeral or public event. Please contact Lupe Esteves, +41 (0)44 277 79 03 or via email at
  • Your donation is safe

    • Data privacy is particularly important to us. Public Eye undertakes to handle your data with strict confidentiality and only use it for internal purposes. Your personal information will never be sold, rented or transmitted in any way to third parties.  
    • Security of online donations: your donations will be processed using the Saferpay online payment solution, which complies with the most stringent of security standards. Transactions are fully encrypted. Data used for identification and payment may not be consulted by third parties.


  • Letter of thanks

    We like to say thank you when people support us. That's why Public Eye will send you a letter of thanks for any contribution of CHF 200 or more. However, if you would prefer not to receive one, please let Silvia Ramseier know: +41 (0)44 277 77 26,

Account details:

Post Office Account 

Account name: Public Eye -
Verein auf der Grundlage der Erklärung von Bern, 3000 Bern
IBAN CH69 0900 0000 8000 8885 4

Bank Account

Account name: Public Eye, 8021 Zürich
Zürcher Kantonalbank
8010 Zürich
IBAN: CH94 0070 0113 7006 0450 0
Clearing: 700

Payments in euros

Account name: Public Eye, 8021 Zürich
Zürcher Kantonalbank
8010 Zürich
IBAN: CH96 0070 0130 0083 3001 8

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