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Pension Fund

In line with the decisions concerning the new governance of the Pension Fund taken by the Council in June and September 2007, amendments to Section 2 "Structure and Functions" of the Rules of the Fund (Article I 2. >>

Replacement of Swiss "Attestations de fonctions"

The Swiss Permanent Mission has informed CERN that the "attestations de fonctions" issued to certain members of the personnel and the "attestations" issued to their family members will gradually be replaced by P-type "cartes de légitimation" (see specimen copies below). >>

Foreign driving licences in Switzerland

1. Persons residing in Switzerland 1.1 Holders of a B, C, D, E or P-type "carte de légitimation" For holders of a B, C, D, E or P-type "carte de légitimation" issued by the Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs (DFAE), current non-Swiss national driving licences are valid in Switzerland. >>

Official communication of the Safety Commission

The Prevention and Training section of the Safety Commission, would like to inform you that the new Safety Awareness course for newcomers will replace the welcome video in building 55 as of 2 April. >>


Green plates, removals and importation of personal effects Please note that, as from 1 April 2009, formalities relating to K and CD special series French vehicle plates (green plates), removals and importation of personal effects into France and Switzerland will be dealt with by GS Department (Building 73/3-014, tel. >>

News Articles

The chain re-action  
Living in the spotlight  
The Latest from the LHC  
Philippe Bloch: Reducing distance between experiments and CERN  
Frédéric Hemmer: Serving a world-wide community  
It’s all change for the "carte de légitimation"  
A Princess at CERN  
Italian Visit   
CERN honours Carlo Rubbia  
More than a physics library  
Literature in Focus: "Axions: Theory, Cosmology, and Experimental Searches"  

Training and Development

CERN Academic Training Programme 2008/2009   
Language Training: French courses  
CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   
CERN Technical Training: new courses on computer security  
CERN Technical Training: LABVIEW courses include RADE  

General Information

Technical presentation  
Medical conference for the attention of CERN personnel  
Geneva University  



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