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Media Advisory 2014/04

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 3-7 March 2014

25 February 2014 | The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Monday, 3 March 2014 in Boardroom C of the C-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.

Director General Amano is also expected to hold a News Conference at 14:30 CET on Monday, 3 March 2014 in the Press Room of the M-Building.

Live video streaming of the News Conference will be available online from 14:30 (no login needed).


Board discussions are expected to include: The Nuclear Safety Review 2014; Implementation of the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety; Nuclear Technology Review 2014 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 a press working area on Monday only. An area outside Board Room C will be available for the media throughout the week, with some tables and high capacity WiFi.


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, 27 February 2014 to Jayne Stringer; Tel.: [+43-1] 2600-21279.