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.
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
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
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
Globe of Science and Innovation