Leave for family reasons

Employed members of the personnel are entitled to paid or unpaid leave for family reasons (i.e. maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave, parental leave, leave in the event of illness of a close relative, leave for family events and compassionate leave). 

In this procedure, the term "leave" shall mean "authorised absence" in the case of associates and students, in accordance with the conditions laid down by the Director-General.

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