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Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting starting 11 September 2023

Vienna, Austria

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene its regular September meeting, starting at 10:30 CEST on Monday, 11 September in Boardroom C in the C building in the Vienna International Centre (VIC). 

Board discussions are expected to include, among others: nuclear and radiation safety; nuclear security; strengthening the Agency’s activities related to nuclear science, technology and applications; 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; implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic; NPT Safeguards Agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran; nuclear safety, security and safeguards in Ukraine; transfer of the nuclear materials in the context of AUKUS and its safeguards in all aspects under the NPT; restoration of sovereign equality in the IAEA;  application of IAEA safeguards in the Middle East and Personnel matters related to staffing of the Agency’s Secretariat and Women in the Secretariat. 

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press. 

Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi will open the meeting with an introductory statement which will be released to journalists after delivery and posted on the IAEA website. The IAEA can also provide video footage upon request and will make photos available on Flickr

Press Conference: 

Director General Grossi is expected to hold a press conference at 13:00 CEST on Monday, 11 September, in the Press Room of the M building. 

A live video stream of the press conference will be available. The IAEA can provide video footage from the press conference upon request and will make photos available on Flickr

Photo Opportunity: 

There will be a photo opportunity with the IAEA Director General and the Chair of the Board, Ambassador Ivo Sramek of the Czech Republic, before the start of the meeting on 11 September at 10:30 CEST in Board Room C, in the C building in the VIC. 

Press Working Area: 

The Press Room on the ground floor of the M building will be available as a press working area from 09:00 CEST on 11 September. 


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 plan to attend only this event should email press@iaea.org stating their name and affiliation as soon as possible but not later than 12:00 CEST on Friday, 8 September. 

Please plan your arrival to allow sufficient time to pass through the VIC security check. 

Last update: 7 September 2023

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