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IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne - 22 May 2019 - Information for the media

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18 Apr 2019
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet at the IOC headquarters in Pully on 22 May 2019.

The main objective of this EB meeting is to prepare the decisions for the IOC Session scheduled from 24 to 26 June.

The IOC EB members will also receive the final report of the ad-hoc Inquiry Committee, which has been investigating and assessing the areas of major concerns within AIBA, including governance, ethics, financial management and refereeing and judging. The ad-hoc Inquiry Committee will form a recommendation for the IOC Executive Board on potential measures and sanctions in accordance with the Olympic Charter.

A press conference with the IOC President, Thomas Bach, will be held at The Olympic Museum at 5 p.m. Please click here to see the programme of events. 

Media representatives who will not be in Lausanne will have the possibility of watching the press conferences live on Periscope and YouTube. Please regularly check @iocmedia, where we will send updates on timings.

Media accreditation:

Accreditations will be processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meetings are requested to register on the IOC website by Thursday 16 May.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please access your profile using your email address, and tick the box for the May 2019 Executive Board meeting. For journalists who have not yet registered, please follow the instructions provided. Should you have any issues when registering, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Click here to access the media accreditation system.

Accreditation cards will be distributed at The Olympic Museum as of 9.45 a.m. on 22 May.

Media facilities:

A media working room will be set up at The Olympic Museum on the third floor by the TOM Café and will be equipped with free wireless internet access. The media working room will be open from 9.45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Media catering will be provided to cover lunch.

Morning photocall:

The Executive Board will meet at the IOC headquarters in Pully. There will be a photocall at 8.45 a.m. before the start of proceedings on 22 May. Photographers and ENG camera operators who wish to attend a photocall will meet at the entrance of the headquarters and will receive their accreditation for the event before the photocall.


Media representatives are requested to make their own arrangements.

Address of the IOC headquarters: Avenue du Général Guisan 70, 1009 Pully

Address of The Olympic Museum: Quai d'Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne


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