LAUSANNE, Switzerland (26 April 2002) - The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 25 to 27 May 2002. The Executive Board will meet with the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) on 25 May to review matters of common interest, following the ANOC General Assembly held earlier in the week. The Executive Board will also receive reports on the progress made by the Organising Committees for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004 and the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006. IOC EB meetings: When: 25 May 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Joint meeting with ANOC 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Executive Board 26 May 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Executive Board 27 May 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Executive Board Where: The meetings will take place in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel: Kuala Lumpur City Centre 50088 Kuala Lumpur Tel: (603) 380 88 88 Fax: (603) 380 88 33 Media Briefings and Press Conferences: All briefings press conferences will take place in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
25 May - IOC ANOC Presidents' Press Conference IOC Press Briefing
1 p.m. 6.30 p.m.
Sapphire Room Pearl Room
26 May - IOC Press Briefings
1.30 p.m. 6.30 p.m.
Pearl Room "
27 May - IOC President's Press Conference
Details concerning Organising Committees' press conferences will be announced at a later date. Accreditation: Media wishing to cover the meetings are requested to complete the accreditation form and return it together with a passport photo to the IOC Communications Department by 17 May 2002. Download the accreditation/accommodation form. Accreditation cards will be distributed in Kuala Lumpur by the Olympic Council of Malaysia at the airport and at the accreditation desk in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Cards will be distributed upon presentation of a valid passport and a press card. Visas: Nationals of the following countries will require a visa to enter Malaysia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Cuba, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Israel, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. Nationals from countries not mentioned above do not need a visa. For any further information, please contact the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM): Tel: (603) 207 87648 or (603) 271 52802 / Fax: (603) 271 52801 / Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgMedia facilities: A work room with the necessary facilities will be set up in the Jade Room of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Workstations with computers, telephones and modem connections will be available. Media access: Executive Board room: A limited number of photographers and cameramen will be permitted to enter the Executive Board room from 25 to 27 May before the start of the meetings. Accommodation: Media who wish to book accommodation are requested to complete the application form and to return it to the IOC Communications Department by 17 May 2002. Download the accreditation/accommodation form. The booking will be made directly by the OCM at the Equatorial Hotel: Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur Tel: (603) 2161 7777 / Fax: (603) 2161 9020 Transport: Transport will be provided between the Equatorial Hotel and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Programme: A provisional programme of meetings, press briefings and press conferences is available. Download the programme.Contact: For any other information, please contact Emmanuelle Moreau or Sandrine Chappuis at the IOC Communications Department, Château de Vidy, CP 356, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland, tel.: (41.21) 621 61 11. / fax: (41.21) 621 63 51.