Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Starting 2 June 2008
26 May 2008 |
Director General Mohamed ElBaradei 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.
The draft of the Annual Report, the Technical Cooperation Report - containing recommendations for strengthening technical cooperation activities, and the Safeguards Implementation Report, all for 2007, will be presented to the Board. The report of the Commission of Eminent Persons on the future of the Agency will also be introduced; there will be a report of the Programme and Budget Committee. Also, there will be a report by the Director General on the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and relevant provisions of Security Council resolutions 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007) and 1803 (2008) in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The meeting is closed to the press.
There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of each morning and afternoon session. Camera crews should arrive at IAEA headquarters by 10:00 on the opening day and 09:30 on subsequent days, and proceed to the Boardroom on C04. Positions in the Boardroom must be taken by 10:15 on the opening day and 09:45 on subsequent days, or 14:45 for afternoon photo-ops.
Press Working Area:
Journalists may use the press working area on C03 (for print press, radio and TV) starting from 09:00 on Monday, 2 June 2008.
There are telephone lines installed in the press area on C03. 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 ID card.
TV crews arriving by car should inform Ms. Evelyn Prinz-Ortiz (tel.: [43-1] 2600-21276) in advance, of your names, affiliations and license plate numbers. Satellite truck details must also be sent in advance.
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