Official holidays in 2020


Official holidays in 2020 and end-of-year closure 2020/2021

Application of Articles R II 4.38 and R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations

Official holidays in 2020 in addition to the special leave during the annual closure:

Date   Occasion
Wednesday 1 January New Year
Friday 10 April Good Friday
Monday 13 April Easter Monday
Friday 1 May 1st May
Thursday 21 May Ascension day
Monday 1 June Whit Monday
Thursday 10 September Jeûne genevois
Thursday 24 December Christmas Eve
Friday 25 December Christmas Day
Thursday 31 December New Year’s Eve

Annual closure of the site of the Organization during the Christmas holidays and days of special leave granted by the Director-General:
The Laboratory will be closed from Saturday, 19 December 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave).
The first working day in the New Year will be Monday, 4 January 2021.

To add official holidays to your CERN Exchange calendar, follow these instructions. A printable version of the CERN Calendar is available here.

CERN official holidays for 2021 will be announced in the Bulletin in December 2020. By subscribing to the official holidays Exchange calendar you can access a provisional calendar of holidays for 2021 which is subject to change and is provided for information purposes only.

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