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Entitlement to vote in the Canton of Geneva and entitlement to vote and eligibility for election in the Canton of Vaud

You are reminded that, at commune level, certain international civil servants and their family members: >>

Staff Rules and Regulations – modification No. 5 to the 11th edition

Please note that, following decisions taken at the December 2010 Council session, the following pages of the Staff Rules and Regulations have been modified as of 1 January 2011: Monthly basic salaries of Staff Members (Annex R A 5): amendment of page 71. >>

Adjustments to financial benefits and contributions with effect from 1 January 2011

In accordance with recommendations made by the Finance Committee and decisions taken by Council in December 2010, certain financial benefits and contributions impacting salaries and stipends have been adjusted with effect from 1 January 2011. >>

News Articles

Scintillating crystals: the best things come in small packages  
One day, Sir, you may tax it  
LHC Report: finalizing the shutdown activities  
CERN’s automobile fleet turns a brighter shade of green  
CERN in the blogosphere  
Photowalk Exhibition opens at Microcosm  
CERN communication in the spotlight  
A new EU-funded project for enhanced real-time imaging for radiotherapy  
AIDA – pushing the boundaries of European particle detector research  
There's gold in them thar' hills!  
14 medals for the CERN Ski Club  
Ombuds’ corner: Compromise or “win-win” solution?  

Training and Development

Academic Training Lecture 2011  
CERN Technical training: Available places in forthcoming courses  
Language training  


Protecting your files on the AFS file system  
Blood donation  
Blocking of CERN Accounts after 28 February 28 2011  
Physics Colloquium: Theory of the spin wave Seebeck effect in magnetic insulators  
CERN Shuttle  

General Information

Information from Carlson Wagonlit Travel  
The new Service Desk  
Reminder: Alcohol abuse, road traffic and safety on the site  

Staff Association

Editorial - The winter Atomiades  
Nursery School - Enrollments 2011-2012  
Election to the Board of the Mutual Aid Fund