Official holidays in 2019


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:

Date   Occasion
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 Day
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.

CERN official holidays for 2020 will be announced in the Bulletin in December 2019. By subscribing to the official holidays Exchange calendar you can access a provisional calendar of holidays for 2020 which is subject to change and is provided for information purposes only.

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