IOC Executive meeting: Kuwait Nov 28-29

The first indicators of the progress towards London 2012 will be made public when the IOC’s executive board meets in Kuwait City from November 28-29.

All meetings will take place at the Radisson SAS Hotel, with Denis Oswald’s report on London 2012 due in the morning session on Nov 29.

The EB will hear reports from the IOC commissions and directors, as well as updates on the organisation of the forthcoming Games in Beijing, Vancouver and London. The agenda will also include a presentation by the chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games, Jean-Claude Killy, on the Commission’s final report which analyses the lessons learnt from the Turin Games.

Media accreditation:
Please note that accreditation to cover the Executive Board meeting is being processed on the IOC website. This accreditation will also allow the media to cover the Association of National Olympic Committees – (ANOC) press conference following the ditation will give media access to cover the meeting of their Executive Council on Sunday, November 26.

For journalists whose profiles have already been entered for prior meetings, please connect to your profile with your e-mail address and tick the box for the Executive Board meeting. Accreditation badges will be distributed from noon on November 25 at the Welcome desk situated in the lobby of the Radisson SAS Hotel.

Any questions regarding accreditation should be addressed to the IOC Communications Department on: tel: +41 21 621 6111; or e-mail:

Media representatives are kindly requested to make their own bookings.

Media travelling from countries requiring a visa to enter Kuwait are requested to urgently send a photocopy of their passport to the IOC Communications Department in order for the IOC to make the necessary arrangements for visas.

Media facilities:
A working room will be set up in the Gazebo of the Radisson SAS Hotel, with all necessary facilities including high-speed internet lines.

Conference call:
Media representatives who are not in Kuwait City have the possibility to listen to the IOC President’s press conference by teleconferencing. The number and access code will be as follows:
Number to dial: +41-91-610 56 55
PIN code (access code): 3211#
As all times are subject to change, if you would like to use this service, please send us your e-mail address so that we can inform you of any changes to the timing of the President’s press conference.

IOC Communications Department:
Emmanuelle Moreau or Anne Martin-Lederrey:
Tel: +41-216 216 111, Fax: +41-216 216 356

Radisson SAS Hotel
PO Box 26199
13122 Safat, Kuwait
Tel: + 965 575 6000
Fax: + 965 575 0155

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