What does Le Jardin des Particules brings to your children?

A privileged place for your child's learning at the heart of CERN (new building, access to some scientific laboratories.) Le Jardin de Particules offers a cocoon and family environment that encourages the development of each child's personality, particularly by respecting his or her individuality within a group.

A privileged place for your child's learning at the heart of CERN (new building, access to some scientific laboratories.) Le Jardin de Particules offers a cocoon and family environment that encourages the development of each child's personality, particularly by respecting his or her individuality within a group.

Did you think that the problem of collecting the membership fees had been solved? Absolutely not!

For more than 60 year’s, each January, the Organization's standard practice, has been to pay, into the Association's bank account the total amount of individual membership fees calculated on the basis of the annual basic salary of each member.

For more than 60 year’s, each January, the Organization's standard practice, has been to pay, into the Association's bank account the total amount of individual membership fees calculated on the basis of the annual basic salary of each member.

Thank you Dominique!

Saying thank you is completely natural when a very active member of the Association decides to take a well-deserved retirement,

Today, it is Dominique Denuzière's turn.

Saying thank you is completely natural when a very active member of the Association decides to take a well-deserved retirement,

Today, it is Dominique Denuzière's turn.

A new victory on the CSG/CRDS front at the Bourg-en-Bresse Court, Social security section, December 7, 2020

This new victory concerns CERN pensioners who also receive a compulsory French pension and are therefore automatically affiliated to the social security system.

This new victory concerns CERN pensioners who also receive a compulsory French pension and are therefore automatically affiliated to the social security system.

Le Jardin des Particules

Enrolments for the School year 2021/2022

Enrolments for the School year 2021/2022

First meeting of the Standing Concertation Committee (SCC) on 4 February 2021

Mr. Raphael Bello, Director of Finance and Human Resources and new President of the SCC, and Mr. Manfred Krammer, Head of the EP Department, joined the management delegation at this first meeting of the year.

Mr. Raphael Bello, Director of Finance and Human Resources and new President of the SCC, and Mr. Manfred Krammer, Head of the EP Department, joined the management delegation at this first meeting of the year.

A throwback to the Committees week at the end of 2020

The CERN Finance Committee and Council took place from 9 to 11 December 2020. The subjects dealt with were particularly important, with numerous and dense debates.

The Staff Association particularly noted the following decisions affecting the financial and social conditions of the personnel, which were recommended by the Finance Committee and approved by the Council:

The CERN Finance Committee and Council took place from 9 to 11 December 2020. The subjects dealt with were particularly important, with numerous and dense debates.

The Staff Association particularly noted the following decisions affecting the financial and social conditions of the personnel, which were recommended by the Finance Committee and approved by the Council:

Discover the new website of the Staff Association

The Staff Association's website had to migrate to Drupal 8, as did all of the Organization's websites.

We therefore decided to take this opportunity to review not only the content but also to improve the structure and design to make it easier for you to find information but also to make you want to consult it!

The Staff Association's website had to migrate to Drupal 8, as did all of the Organization's websites.

We therefore decided to take this opportunity to review not only the content but also to improve the structure and design to make it easier for you to find information but also to make you want to consult it!

Happy New Year 2021!

At the beginning of this New Year and the first issue of ECHO in 2021, the Staff Association would like to express its best wishes for happiness, success and, how could we fail to underline it, for health to you and all your loved ones!

We can only hope, despite the still worrying health situation, that the year 2021 will allow us to put human contact in person back at the center of our family, friendly and professional lives!

At the beginning of this New Year and the first issue of ECHO in 2021, the Staff Association would like to express its best wishes for happiness, success and, how could we fail to underline it, for health to you and all your loved ones!

We can only hope, despite the still worrying health situation, that the year 2021 will allow us to put human contact in person back at the center of our family, friendly and professional lives!

Honourable result for the CERN Tennis Team in the Geneva Inter-Organization Games

Every year in September, on the courts of the Tennis Club International in Geneva, a tennis challenge between the main international organizations (UN, ILO, WTO, WHO, ..) takes place. This event, called GIOG (Geneva Inter-Organization Games), is also attended by a representative of the host club and CERN.

Every year in September, on the courts of the Tennis Club International in Geneva, a tennis challenge between the main international organizations (UN, ILO, WTO, WHO, ..) takes place. This event, called GIOG (Geneva Inter-Organization Games), is also attended by a representative of the host club and CERN.

Zoom on the CSR (“Comité de Surveillance des Restaurants”)*

Since its creation, the crowds we usually see, on a daily basis, in our three restaurants and around ten satellite cafeterias located throughout the Meyrin and Prévessin sites, have crystallized CERN’s every-day social life.

Since its creation, the crowds we usually see, on a daily basis, in our three restaurants and around ten satellite cafeterias located throughout the Meyrin and Prévessin sites, have crystallized CERN’s every-day social life.

CONCERTATION, a long practice

In the 2018 issue of Echo N°284, the Association published an interview, largely devoted to concertation at CERN, with Mr Bernard Dormy, the outgoing French delegate to the Finance Committee at this time, who was successively Vice-President and President of the TREF (Tripartite Employment Conditions Forum) from 2011 to 2017.

In the 2018 issue of Echo N°284, the Association published an interview, largely devoted to concertation at CERN, with Mr Bernard Dormy, the outgoing French delegate to the Finance Committee at this time, who was successively Vice-President and President of the TREF (Tripartite Employment Conditions Forum) from 2011 to 2017.

Against the spread of COVID-19, a new proximity detection device for CERN personnel: the 'Proximeter'.

Fast and complete contact tracing is a recognized means of breaking the chains of contamination of COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, this tracing has been done manually by the medical service based on the memories we may have of our movements and the people we met.

Fast and complete contact tracing is a recognized means of breaking the chains of contamination of COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, this tracing has been done manually by the medical service based on the memories we may have of our movements and the people we met.

Happy Holidays to All!

Above all, at the end of the year 2020, which will undoubtedly remain engraved in our memories, the time has come to look back on these long months spent under the threat of the Covid-19.

Above all, at the end of the year 2020, which will undoubtedly remain engraved in our memories, the time has come to look back on these long months spent under the threat of the Covid-19.

Emergency Covid-19: Appeal for Donations

Help those most in need by participating in the Long-Term Collections!
Since 1971, the Long-Term Collections (CLT) have supported 77 humanitarian projects throughout the world, thanks to donations from CERN personnel.

Help those most in need by participating in the Long-Term Collections!
Since 1971, the Long-Term Collections (CLT) have supported 77 humanitarian projects throughout the world, thanks to donations from CERN personnel.

The magic of Christmas at CERN

The traditional "Cernois" Christmas party was first held in 1954, the year CERN was founded, and has been a must-see event for CERN's "little ones" ever since. The Staff Association took over the organization of this event in 1955 and continues to this day.

The traditional "Cernois" Christmas party was first held in 1954, the year CERN was founded, and has been a must-see event for CERN's "little ones" ever since. The Staff Association took over the organization of this event in 1955 and continues to this day.

CERN Welcome club

The CERN Welcome Club is glad to inform you about its brand-new Share & Support Space!

The CERN Welcome Club is glad to inform you about its brand-new Share & Support Space!

CSAIO - Exchanges and Sharing of Ideas for Staff Associations of International Organisations and European Agencies

Each year, in autumn, the CSAIO (Conference of Staff Associations of International Organizations) conference is usually held for two days; this conference is reserved for Staff Associations of International Organisations, mainly based in Europe, and for European Agencies.
This year, due to the health situation, the conference was held via teleconference on a single day

Each year, in autumn, the CSAIO (Conference of Staff Associations of International Organizations) conference is usually held for two days; this conference is reserved for Staff Associations of International Organisations, mainly based in Europe, and for European Agencies.
This year, due to the health situation, the conference was held via teleconference on a single day

Public meeting of November 5: thank you for your participation and your questions!

The Staff Association (SA) would like to begin by thanking the employed and associated members of personnel who participated in the November 5, 2020 public meeting.

The Staff Association (SA) would like to begin by thanking the employed and associated members of personnel who participated in the November 5, 2020 public meeting.

The CSG-CRDS saga

The CSG-CRDS saga, after five years, a first positive milestone for international civil servants and retirees of international organizations.

The CSG-CRDS saga, after five years, a first positive milestone for international civil servants and retirees of international organizations.