Flag raising Ceremony for Romania

CERN welcomes Romania as its 22nd Member State, with a flag raising Ceremony

Monday 5 September 2016, at 10.30 am at the Globe of Science and Innovation, Meyrin site


At 11am on 5 September, a ceremony will be held at CERN to celebrate the accession of Romania in the CERN community as a Member State. To mark this event, the Romanian flag will be hoisted for the first time to join the other 21 flags of CERN’s Member States.

Practical information:

10:40 Arrival of the guests at the Globe of Science and Innovation

In the Globe of Science and Innovation

11:00 Welcome and introduction to CERN's activities by CERN Director-General, Fabiola Gianotti

11:15 Addresses:

Professor Sijbrand De Jong, President of CERN Council

H. E. Dr Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania

11:30 Photo opportunity – Signature of the Guest Book

Flag raising ceremony

11:50 Handing the Romanian flag over to CERN

11:55 Salute of the flag by the honour guard

Photo opportunity

12:00 End of the ceremony


Journalists willing to attend the event should ask for accreditation before Friday 2nd September at the CERN press office.


Type of event


Event Date

5 Sep 2016, 10.30 - 12.00


Globe of Science and Innovation

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