IAEA Media Advisory

IAEA Media Advisory 2003/44

IAEA Board of Governors to Convene Meeting on North Korea

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10 February 2003 | The IAEA Board of Governors will convene on 12 February 2003 at 15:00. The Board will discuss a report by the IAEA Director General, Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei on the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement between the Agency and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

At the conclusion of a meeting, Dr. ElBaradei will hold a press conference.

Time: 18:00 or at the close of the meeting if the meeting ends after 18:00.

Location: IAEA Headquarters, Vienna International Centre, Wagramer Strasse 5, 1400 Vienna, in the Rotunda.

Photo-Op: Pooled photo material will be available from the opening of the Board meeting. Information on the pool and how to obtain the material will be provided on Wednesday morning.

Accreditation: Please bring a valid press I.D. TV Crews should enter through Gate 3 and inform Mr. David Kinley (D. Kinley@iaea.org), tel. (+43-1) 2600-22446, mobile: (+43) 699-1272-0732, fax: (+43-1) 2600-29610 in advance of your names, affiliations and license plate numbers. Advance notice of satellite trucks is required.

About the IAEA

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Press Contacts

Marc Vidricaire
Director and Spokesperson
Division of Public Information
[43-1] 2600-21270
m.vidricaire@iaea.org

Ayhan Evrensel
Acting Head, Media and Outreach Section
Division of Public Information
[43-1] 2600-21271
[43] 699-165-21271 (mobile)
a.evrensel@iaea.org

NOTE TO EDITORS: For additional information visit the IAEA's Press Section, or call the IAEA's Division of Public Information at (431) 2600-21270.