Welcome to the webpage about the business, law and political aspects of CERN. This page contains some informative figures about CERN as an organization.
If you want to read more, we refer to our magazine. There you can find several articles with a more in-depth analyses, and a whole lot more.
This is the convention of CERN. It is the document for the establishment of the organization. It dates all the way back to July 1, 1953.
As you can see, the convention is written in 3 languages, English, French and German, the 3 biggest languages in the continent. This is a common concept in the European co-operation, as it makes sure that no country is favoured over the others.
Click (or here) on the picture to see the full document.