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24 Oct 2012
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IOC Executive Board meeting in December 2012 – Information for the media

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet in Lausanne on 4 and 5 December 2012.

On the first day, the EB will have a joint meeting with the Executive Council of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC). The EB will then hear reports from IOC commissions, receive updates on the activities of the IOC administration as well as hear about preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games.

Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to confirm their attendance via the IOC website (please see below).


Tuesday 4 December 2012

Time (CET) 



8.50 a.m.

Photo opportunity

Lausanne Palace Hotel

9 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.

IOC Executive Board

Lausanne Palace Hotel

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Joint meeting of the IOC Executive Board and the ANOC Executive Council

Lausanne Palace Hotel

3 – 5.45 p.m. IOC Executive Board

Lausanne Palace Hotel

6.30 p.m.

Press briefing with the IOC Director of Communications, Mark Adams

Lausanne Palace Hotel

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Time (CET)



8:20 a.m.

Photo opportunity

Lausanne Palace Hotel

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

IOC Executive Board meeting

Lausanne Palace Hotel

3 – 6 p.m.

IOC Executive Board

Lausanne Palace Hotel

6:30 p.m.

IOC President’s press conference

Lausanne Palace Hotel

Please note that all times are subject to change. 

Media accreditation:

Please note that accreditations are being processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register by Friday 30 November on the IOC website.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please connect to your profile with your e-mail address and tick the box for the December 2012 Executive Board meeting.
For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions provided.  

Click here to access the media accreditation system.

Should you have any issues when registering, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Media facilities:

The Lausanne Palace Hotel is equipped with wireless.


Media representatives are requested to make their own arrangements.

Press Conference: teleconference call and playback

Media representatives who will not be in Lausanne will have the possibility of listening to the President’s press conference live on 5 December by teleconference.

The number and access code will be as follows:
Number to dial: +41 91 610 41 20
PIN code (access code): 2612179#

Please contact the IOC Communications Department one day in advance to confirm the time of the press briefing and the press conference.

Media representatives will also have the opportunity to access the audio recording of the President’s press conference on 5 December one hour after it takes place, and for a period of 48 hours. Depending on where they are calling from, participants requesting the digital playback should dial:  

+41 91 612 4330 (in Europe)
+44 207 108 6233 (in the UK)
+1 (1) 866 4162 558 (in the USA)
PIN code (access code): 10561#


For more information, please contact the IOC Media Relations Team:
Tel: +41 21 621 6000 email:, or visit our website at




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