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Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 21-22 November 2019

Vienna, Austria

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's headquarters starting at 10:30 CET on Thursday, 21 November, in Boardroom C of the C-Building in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

Board discussions are expected to include: the report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee; verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in light of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015); application of safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; and implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic.

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

Acting Director General Cornel Feruta will open the meeting with an introductory statement. His statement will be released to journalists after delivery and posted on the IAEA website.

Acting Director General Feruta is also expected to hold a press conference at 14:30 CET on Thursday, 21 November, in the Press Room of the M-building.

Live video stream of the press conference will be available online from 14:30 CET (no login required). Please note that the video stream will be broadcast on a view-only channel.

Photo Op:

There will be a photo opportunity before the start of the Board meeting. IAEA photos will be available on Flickr.

Press Working Area:

The Press Room on the M-Building's ground floor will be available as a press working area starting from 08:30 CET on 21 November 2019. The area outside Boardroom C on the fourth floor of the C-Building (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.

Journalists with permanent credentials to the VIC need no additional credentials. We encourage those journalists who do not yet have permanent accreditation 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: 15 November 2019

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