CERN council

Government representatives of 21 States meet regularly in the CERN Council to address research in elementary particle physics and related subjects. These meetings are conducted in accordance with an international treaty, the CERN Convention. More about the CERN Council

19 results

Council week, accelerator restart and COVID-19 measures: your questions answered

The video and presentations from the 8 October information meeting are available online

News
At CERN
13 October, 2020

News from the September 2020 CERN Council

We would like to share with you some of the highlights of the September meetings of the Council and its committees

Opinion
At CERN
28 September, 2020
At CERN
Opinion
28 September, 2020

Serbian flag raised at CERN

The Serbian flag was raised today at a ceremony on the Esplanade des Particules to mark the country’s accession as CERN’s 23rd Member State

News
At CERN
30 April, 2019
At CERN
News
30 April, 2019

The European Strategy for Particle Physics update is formally launched

At its September meeting, the CERN Council formally launched the European Strategy for Particle Physics update

Opinion
At CERN
16 October, 2018

Dr Ursula Bassler elected as next President of the CERN Council

The CERN Council today announced the election of Dr Ursula Bassler as its 23rd President, for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2019.

Press release
At CERN
28 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
28 September, 2018

News from the June 2018 CERN Council

We would like to share with you some of the highlights of the June meetings of the Council and its committees

Opinion
At CERN
26 June, 2018
At CERN
Opinion
26 June, 2018

Call for input to the European Strategy update

The European Strategy for Particle Physics, which is due to be updated by May 2020, will guide the direction of the field to the mid-2020s and beyond

News
At CERN
27 April, 2018

News from the Council

I would like to bring you the main news from the last Council week of 2016, which concluded today.

Opinion
At CERN
16 December, 2016
At CERN
Opinion
16 December, 2016

News from Council - September 2016

Fabiola Gianotti, CERN’s Director-General, shares the news from Council who met this week

Opinion
At CERN
19 September, 2016
At CERN
Opinion
19 September, 2016

News from Council - June 2016

A major topic was the approval of CERN’s Medium Term Plan (MTP) 2017-2021

Opinion
At CERN
27 June, 2016
At CERN
Opinion
27 June, 2016

Professor Sijbrand de Jong elected President of CERN Council

Council today announced his election as its 22nd President for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2016

News
At CERN
18 September, 2015