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Official holidays in 2019 and end-of-year closure 2019/2020

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

Official holidays in 2019 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure):

  • Tuesday, 1 January (New Year)
  • Friday, 19 April (Good Friday)
  • Monday, 22 April (Easter Monday)
  • Wednesday, 1 May (1st May)
  • Thursday, 30 May (Ascension day)
  • Monday, 10 June (Whit Monday)
  • Thursday, 5 September ("Jeûne genevois")
  • Tuesday, 24 December (Christmas Eve)
  • Wednesday, 25 December (Christmas)
  • Tuesday, 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, 21 December 2019 to Sunday, 5 January 2020 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave). The first working day in the New Year will be Monday, 6 January 2020.

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

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