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The latest Official News articles appear below; for past articles, please see the Official News archive.


The following information is provided subject to possible amendments decided by the competent French authorities. >>


ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULAR NO. 23 (REV. 2) – SPECIAL WORKING HOURS Administrative Circular No. 23 (Rev. >>

End-of-year closure 2008/2009

As announced in Weekly Bulletin No. 3-4/2008, the Laboratory will be closed from Saturday 20 December 2008 to Sunday 4 January 2009 inclusive. >>

Pension Fund Governing Board

Note The CERN pension scheme is based on the principle of defined benefits, so beneficiaries continue to receive the benefits to which they are entitled in accordance with the Rules of the Pension Fund. >>


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News Articles

Mobilizing for the LHC  
A word from the DG: A unified Laboratory  
Robert Aymar receives one of the highest Finnish distinctions  
A new home for LHC physicists  
ALICE gives its first thesis awards  
CAS Introductory Course in Italy  
Swisster – a news website for Anglophones   
Ludwig Tauscher (1939-2008)  
CERN Christmas card  

Training and Development

CERN Academic Training Programme 2008/2009   
CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   
Language Training - French Training   
CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   
CERN Technical Training : Vista !  
Technical training: AXEL-2009 - Introduction to Particle Accelerators   

General Information

Communication from Carlson Wagonlit Travel  
Communication to CHIS members - Attach proof of payment to your claims !   
Reduced heating level during the end-of-year closure  
Note from the Radioactive Waste Section  
Car stickers for 2009  
Carlson Wagonlit Travel  
Note from the locks and key Service  
Glasses for Mali  
British passports  
LIFE: A Journey Through Time – THE BOOK  
bulletin Publication 2009  
Université de Genève