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Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 12-16 September 2011

7 September 2011 | The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:30 CET on Monday, 12 September, 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 during the Board's lunch break on Monday, 12 September, in the Press Room of the M-building.

The Director General's report on the Draft IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety will be discussed.

Board discussions are also expected on the implementation of safeguards in Iran, Syria and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea; the Nuclear Security Report 2011; and the application of IAEA safeguards in the Middle East.

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

Photo-Op:

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 12 September 2011. This area will be dedicated to working press for the duration of the Board of Governors Meeting, with the exception of Wednesday afternoon.

Accreditation:

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, 9 September 2011 to Juanita Perez-Vargas; tel.: [43-1] 2600-21279 or 21273.