Press Arrangements for the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting
14 November 2003 | The meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors will commence on Thursday, 20 November 2003 at 10.30 a.m. and is expected to last at least two days. The Board will discuss, among other issues, the Report of the Technical Assistance and Co-operation Committee and nuclear verification, including the report by the IAEA Director General, Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, on the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement between the Agency and the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as the report by the Director General on the implementation of safeguards in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The meeting is closed to the press.
The introductory statement by Dr. ElBaradei will be available to the media and will be placed on the IAEA website (www.iaea.org) after delivery at about 11:00 a.m. on Thursday.
Photo-Op: There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of each morning and afternoon session. Please sign up by sending an e-mail to Peter Rickwood: P.Rickwood@iaea.org. Camera crews should arrive at IAEA headquarters by 10:00 a.m. The meeting place will be in the Rotunda at the entrance to the IAEA wing. Positions in the Boardroom must be taken by 10:15 or 14:45 for afternoon photo-ops.
Press Working Area: There will be a press working area on C03 (for print press and radio) and F0113 (for TV) starting from Thursday morning.
Press Conference: Dr. ElBaradei will hold a press conference at the conclusion of the meeting in the Rotunda. The media will be informed of the exact time.
Telephone lines: There are telephone lines installed in the press areas on C03 and F0113. Please note that journalists requiring the use of telephones are advised to buy calling cards at the VIC Post Office or alternatively make use of a toll-free 0800-number for long distance calls. You can find information on toll-free numbers at www.telediscount.at.
You are required to bring a valid press I.D. TV Crews arriving by car should enter through Gate 3 and inform Mr. Peter Rickwood (P.Rickwood@iaea.org), tel. +43 1 2600 22047, mobile: +43 664- 203 0899 in advance, of your names, affiliations and license plate numbers. Advance notice of satellite trucks is also required.