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Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 6 - 10 June 2011

31 May 2011 | The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Monday, 6 June 2011, in Boardroom A of the M-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

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 at 14:30 CET on Monday, 6 June 2011, in the Press Room of the M-Building.

Reports by the Director General on the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran and on the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic, will be discussed.

Board discussions are also expected on the IAEA's Annual Report for 2010; the Technical Cooperation Report for 2010; the Report of the Programme and Budget Committee; issues related to the Fukushima Daiichi accident; designation of members to serve on the Board in 2011-12; and issues relating to the fifty-fifth regular session of the General Conference.

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.


There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning 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 09:00 on Monday, 6 June 2011. This area will be dedicated to working press for the duration of the Board of Governors Meeting.


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) Friday, 3 June 2011 to Juanita Perez-Vargas; tel.: [43-1] 2600-21279 or 21273.

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