The Technical Secretariat assists the ENSI Board in carrying out its activities. The Technical Secretariat is the interface between the ENSI Board and ENSI itself. Its tasks include, but are not limited to, the technical and administrative preparations for Board meetings and travel, correspondence with Swiss and international authorities as well as other external stakeholders, and editing the Report on Activities and the Business Report for submission to the Federal Council. It prepares technical and scientific documents for the ENSI Board and helps it to keep track of current issues and developments in science and technology. In addition, the Technical Secretariat conducts the internal audit on behalf of the ENSI Board.