SESAME receives funding agreement for 2012-2016

By Ian Randall. Published on 19 April 2012 in:
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Four members of Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East [SESAME] – Iran, Israel, Jordan and Turkey – have agreed to each provide contributions of $5 million USD towards the construction of the facility over the next four years. The decision, made during a meeting on 8 March has been well received by the SESAME members.

β€œThe agreement on voluntary contributions will allow us to move ahead rapidly with the construction…

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Israel a CERN Associate Member State

By Ian Randall. Published on 18 October 2011 in:
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Israel has been made a CERN Associate Member State, following the signing of an admission document by the Director General of CERN, Rolf Heuer, and the Israeli Ambassador to Geneva, Aharon Leshno-Yaar, on 16 September.

Following ratification of the document by the Knesset – the legislative branch of the Israeli government – Israel will assume Associate Member status with CERN for a minimum of two years. At the end of this period, the CERN council will decide on the admission of Israel into full Membership…

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