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Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 11 September 2017

Vienna, Austria

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:30 CET on Monday, 11 September 2017 in Boardroom C of the C Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

Board discussions are expected to include: measures to strengthen international cooperation in nuclear, radiation, transport and waste safety; nuclear security; verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in light of United Nations Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); the application of safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; the implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic; and the application of IAEA safeguards in the Middle East.

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. Director General Amano is also expected to hold a news conference at 14:30 CET on Monday, 11 September 2017, in the Press Room of the M Building.

Live video streaming of the news conference will be available online from 14:30 (no login needed). Please note that the video stream will be broadcast on a view-only channel. The press conference is also expected to be streamed live on Facebook.


There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of each morning session of the Board meeting. Photo opportunities at the beginning of afternoon sessions will only be arranged upon request.

Press Working Area:

The Press Room in the M Building will be available as a press working area starting from 08:30 on 11 September 2017. The area outside Board Room C in C04 will also be set up for the media, with high capacity WiFi available (no password required).


All journalists are requested to inform the IAEA Press Office of their plans to attend this meeting. Journalists with permanent credentials to the VIC need no additional credentials. We encourage those journalists who do not yet have permanent accreditation and would regularly cover the activities of the Agency, to request it at UNIS Vienna.

Other journalists who only intend to attend this event should contact Michelle Gruensteidl for accreditation. Please email m.gruensteidl@iaea.org or call [+43-1] 2600-22048 or [+43-1] 2600-21273.

Last update: 14 February 2018

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