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Media Advisory 2012/03

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 5-9 March 2012

24 February 2012 | The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at
10:30 CET on Monday, 5 March 2012, in Boardroom A of the M-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

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, 5 March 2012, in the Press Room of the M-Building.

Board discussions are expected to include the implementation of safeguards in Iran, Syria and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as well as the Nuclear Safety Review 2012 and implementation of the IAEA's Action Plan on Nuclear Safety.

Photo-Op:

There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of each session, morning and afternoon, 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 5 March 2012.

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, Thursday, 1 March 2012 to Juanita Perez Vargas; tel.: [43-1] 2600-21279 or 21273.