Updating Swiss public bodies

Open Knowledge maintains a database of public bodies such as government departments, ministries, etc. from around the world. This is an important base dataset to understand the structure of government or to build apps upon which help citizens connect to the right government office (data requests).

A few years ago we contributed to this, there was a scraper and you can still see Switzerland’s data here:


However it is now quite outdated and the scraper no longer works. We did a bit of research in the spring, but so far have not managed more. Some notes and links are here, and feel free to add your own ideas or interest in helping: