The International Relations sector is responsible for promoting and implementing the international relations strategy of the Organization, including:

  • strengthening cooperation between CERN and its Member States

  • enhancing links with Associate Member States, Non-Member States, the EU, and international organizations

  • implementing CERN’s geographical enlargement policy

  • building partnerships with other relevant stakeholders

  • covering education, communications and outreach activities

The Office maintains a complete and up-to-date record of the participation of the Member States, and of collaborating states, organizations and institutes in the CERN programme.