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Media Advisory 2013/05

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting,   4-8 March 2013

20 February 2013 | The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Monday, 4 March 2013 in Boardroom A of the M-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

Director General Yukiya Amano will open the meeting with an introductory statement. His statement will be released to journalists after delivery and posted on the IAEA website the same day.

Director General Amano is also expected to hold a Press Conference during the Board's lunch break on Monday,
4 March, in the Press Room of the M-Building.

Live video streaming of the Press Conference will be available online from 14:30 at: http://www.livestream.com/iaea (no login needed). NB: this is a view-only channel.

Board discussions are expected to include the Nuclear Safety and the Nuclear Technology Reviews for 2013, the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety and the implementation of safeguards in Iran, Syria and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.


There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of each session, morning and afternoon, of the meeting.

Press Working Area:

The Press Room on the M-Building's ground floor will be available as press working area starting from 08:30 on 4 March 2012.


Journalists with permanent accreditation to the VIC need no further credentials. We encourage those journalists who do not yet have permanent accreditation, to request it at UNIS Vienna. All others must seek accreditation by contacting the IAEA Press Office; tel: [43-1] 2600-21279 or [43-1] 2600-21273).

You are required to bring a valid press ID card.

Due to UN security requirements, only satellite trucks are allowed to enter the VIC. Details of satellite trucks (names of crew, affiliations and license plate numbers) must be sent by 17.00 (CET) Thursday, 28 February 2013 to Elizabeth Dobie-Sarsam; tel.: [43-1] 2600-21273.