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Official holidays in 2022 and end-of-year closure 2022/2023

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


Official holidays in 2022 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure):

  • Monday, 3 January
    (compensation granted for 1st January, New Year)
  • Friday, 15 April
    (Good Friday)
  • Monday, 18 April
    (Easter Monday)
  • Thursday, 26 May
    (Ascension day)
  • Friday, 27 May
    (compensation granted for 1st May)
  • Monday, 6 June
    (Whit Monday)
  • Thursday, 8 September
    ("Jeûne genevois")
  • Thursday, 22 December
    (compensation granted for 24th December, Christmas Eve)
  • Friday, 23 December 
    (compensation granted for 25th December, Christmas)
  • Friday, 30 December 
    (compensation granted for 31st December, New Year’s Eve)

Annual closure of the site of the Organization during the Christmas holidays:

The Laboratory will be closed from Thursday 22 December 2022 to Wednesday 4 January 2023 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave). The first working day in the New Year will be Thursday 5 January 2023.