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Health insurance for "frontaliers"

The French government has decided that, with effect from 1 June 2014, persons resident in France but working in Switzerland (hereinafter referred to as “frontaliers”) will no longer be entitled to opt for private French health insurance provision as their sole and principal health insurance. >>

End-of-year closure 2013/2014

As announced in Weekly Bulletin No. 4-5/2013, the Laboratory will be closed from Saturday 21 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014 inclusive. >>

News Articles

CERN’s surveyors send sparks flying  
Ringing the changes in the Ombuds office  
LS1 Report: A stubborn cavity will soon be replaced  
Bringing up beams  
CERN Fellows, don’t splash that cash!  
Machine maintenance: the rules of the game  
PACMAN – an Innovative Doctoral Programme for CLIC  
WAMAS: an event to develop synergies between research and industry  
A new award for the CERN Pension Fund  
New arrivals  
No certificate, no chocolate  
News from the Library: Your opinion matters!  

Training and Development

Personal development and communication courses – Places available  
General and professionnal French courses  
Are you a Project Leader, PSO, GLIMOS?! Are you in line to be one?  
A new magnet for the LHC mock-up  
New session of “CERN Document Server (CDS), Inspire and Library Services”  
Safety Training: places available in November - December 2013  


CERN car stickers for 2014  
CERN Infirmary closed for building work  
CinéGlobe invites you to participate in a poster design competition  
Start of new Research and Innovation Programme, Horizon 2020  
Keep your balance!  
Do not miss the Announcements and Events sections of the Bulletin!  
The tree-felling campaign has to continue  
CERN Shop Christmas Sale  
Snow, ice… and other reasons to be cheerful!  
Pre-paid envelopes commemorating the 2013 Open Days  
Lights on for daytime driving: mandatory from 1 January 2014  


Alison Gill – "To See a World", an exhibition of new sculpture and works on paper  
"Particle Fever": avant-premiere at CERN Main auditorium on 10 December, at 19:30  
Lecture at the Globe | "From the Higgs boson to the search for new physics: the prospects for the LHC programme at CERN"  
Joint Universities Accelerator School  
European School of Instrumentation in Particle and Astroparticle Physics  

Staff Association

Election of the Executive Committee: a vote for continuity  
Our October 2013 public meetings (second part)  
Club de pétanque  



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