CERN Accelerating science



Members of the personnel shall be deemed to have taken note of the news under this heading. Reproduction of all or part of this information by persons or institutions external to the Organization requires the prior approval of the CERN Management.

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

Taxation in France | Memorandum concerning the annual internal taxation certificate and the declaration of income for 2012

You are reminded that the Organization levies an internal tax on the financial and family benefits it pays to the members of the personnel (see Chapter V, Section 2 of the Staff Rules and Regulations) and that the members of the personnel are exempt from external taxation on salaries and emoluments paid by CERN. >>

Gate E to the Meyrin site - Reminder

International agreements have been concluded between CERN, Switzerland and France concerning Gate E («Charles de Gaulle Gate») aimed at reducing congestion at the Prévessin–RN84 and Route de Meyrin customs posts. >>

Tax declaration: for the attention of members of the personnel and pensioners living in France

Exchange rate for 2012 For 2012, the average annual exchange rate is EUR 0.83 for CHF 1. >>

News Articles

R2E – identifying problems, mitigating risks  
Multiplying dimensions  
Please use the emergency exit  
Filling the vacuum at LHCb  
Collider – the LHC in London  
The success of the 11-Tesla project and its potential beyond particle physics  
Fire and evacuation drills make the CERN safety plans work  
Celebrating 50 years of the CERN Computing Operations group  
Highlights from e-EPS: EPS and EuChems are joining forces  
Bad (Re)Presentations  
Ombuds’ corner: Ethics - first speak to yourself  

Training and Development

Safety Training: places available in May 2013  


Official CERN holidays | Restaurant opening hours  


Université de Genève | Séminaire de physique corpusculaire | 6 May  
Uni Dufour | Ig Nobel Show with Marc Abrahams | 7 May  
Université de Genève | Séminaire de physique corpusculaire | 8 May  
Christophe Grojean présente le livre « À la recherche du boson de Higgs »  
Globe Event | Lecture by Hervé Dessimoz and Thomas Büchi | 14 May  
Université de Genève | Séminaire de physique corpusculaire | 15 May  
Globe Event | Lecture by Cédric Villani | 21 May  
Conference | From Newton to Hawking and beyond | 28 May  

Staff Association

The Staff Association has a new look and is modernizing itself  
Public meetings  
Assemblée générale  
Orienteering club  
Cern Women's Club  
Cine Club  
Yoga club  
Offers for our members