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L’Association du personnel (AP) en réunion du Directorat élargi (ED) !

Le 3 avril dernier, la Vice-Présidente et le Président de l’Association du personnel ont présenté en réunion du Directorat élargi (Directeurs et Chefs de départements et d’unités) le plan des activités de l’Association du personnel pour 2017 et ont fait part des préoccupations de l’AP.

Cinq sujets ont été abordés en commençant par la mise en œuvre des décisions prises dans le cadre de l’examen quinquennal de 2015.

Fellow’s Apero

February 21st marked the happening of the first Fellow's Apero, an event organised by the Staff Association for the CERN Fellows. At the end of the day, about 300 of the over 700 Fellows gathered in Restaurant 1. They came to meet each other, meet the Staff Association Bureau and delegates, share experience, and get some useful information from the event speakers. The turnout of the Fellows was a pleasant surprise, filling the entire space allocated at Restaurant 1 and digging bravely into the prepared snacks.

Registrations for EVE and School and Summer Camp

In the wake of the Open Day, held on Saturday, 4 March 2017 (see Echo No. 264), EVE and School launched into an enrolment campaign on 6, 7 and 8 March.

Once again, this year, we registered a great number of applications, and most of the groups are now full.

The Nursery is already full, including the groups for babies (4 months to 1 year old), walkers (1 to 2 years old), and 2- to 3-year-olds.

Regarding the Kindergarten, which welcomes 2- to 3 year-old children enrolled for mornings, as well as 3- to 4-year-olds enrolled either for mornings or for full days, there are still places available in the morning groups.

Portrait: Yves Sillanoli, Staff Association delegate since 2004

I worked at CERN as Contractor’s personnel for 18 years, and in 2003, I became a staff member.

By nature, I am someone who enjoys getting involved in associations. For 35 years, I was a member of a sports association in my community. Therefore, for me it was natural to want to reach out and help my colleagues, especially those with professional experiences similar to mine. Moreover, even though both my father and my brother had worked at CERN before me, I really wanted to understand the inner functioning of the Organization. To this end, I decided to run for staff delegate and was elected to the Staff Association in 2004.

This week at the Staff Association

You can follow the weekly work of the Staff Association by clicking on the table below.