IOC EB Meeting, Information for the media

Lausanne, Dec 2, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet at the IOC headquarters in Vidy, Lausanne, on 10 December 2013.

The EB is scheduled to receive reports from various IOC Commissions, including the Athletes’ Commission; the summer and winter International Federations; the National Olympic Committees; and the World Anti-Doping Agency. Reports on the activities of the coordination commissions for upcoming editions of the Olympic Games are also planned, in addition to updates on the activities of the IOC administration.

The official inauguration of the newly renovated Olympic Museum will take place on the same date (10 December). During the inauguration, a handover ceremony will be held whereby IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge will present the keys to the IOC to recently elected President Bach. Media are invited to attend the inauguration as well as a preview of The Museum’s new exhibitions (please see proposed visits for media in the programme below).

From 11 to 14 December 2013, the EB will meet to discuss a wide range of themes related to the future of the Olympic Movement. Please note these will be closed meetings, therefore we would request media not to attend since there will be no media facilities or opportunities.

Media representatives wishing to cover the Executive Board meeting and the official inauguration of The Olympic Museum on 10 December are requested to confirm their attendance via the IOC website (please see below).


Time (CET) Meetings/Events Place
9 – 10.30 a.m. Joint IOC and ANOC Meeting IOC Headquarters, Vidy, Lausanne
10.35 a.m. Photo opportunity IOC Headquarters, Vidy, Lausanne
10.45 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
5.30 p.m.
IOC Executive Board Meeting

Press Conference with President Bach

IOC Headquarters, Vidy, Lausanne
IOC Headquarters, Vidy, Lausanne
5.30 p.m. Visit of The Olympic Museum for the media The Olympic Museum, Ouchy, Lausanne
7 p.m. Official handover ceremony between Honorary President Rogge and President Bach The Olympic Museum, Ouchy, Lausanne
7.30 p.m. Visit of The Olympic Museum for guests and media The Olympic Museum, Ouchy, Lausanne

Please note that all times are subject to change.

Media accreditation

Accreditations are processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the EB meetings and the inauguration of the new Olympic Museum are requested to register by Friday 5 December on the IOC website.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please access your profile using your email address and tick the box for “10 December 2013 Executive Board Meeting and official inauguration of The Olympic Museum”.


Transport from the EB meetings, taking place at the IOC headquarters, to The Olympic Museum will be provided for the media from 6.30 to 8 p.m.

6.30 p.m. First departure from the IOC headquarters in Vidy, Lausanne, for The Olympic Museum

6.40 – 8 p.m. Return trips between the IOC headquarters and The Olympic Museum will be continued until 8 p.m.

Venue of the Executive Board meeting

International Olympic Committee (IOC), Route de Vidy 9, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland.

Media facilities

IOC headquarters – media working room situated on level 1, equipped with Wi-Fi


Media representatives are requested to make their own bookings.

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 10 December by teleconference.

The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial (from Switzerland): +41 (0)58 810 70 00.

Access code for participants (PIN Code): 5860347#

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

Media representatives will also have the opportunity to access the audio recording of the President’s press conference on 10 December one hour after it takes place, and for a period of 48 hours, until Thursday 12 December at 7.30 p.m. Depending on where they are calling from, participants requesting the digital playback should dial:

T: +41 91 612 4330 (in Europe)

T: +44 207 108 6233 (in the UK)

T: +1 (1) 866 4162 558 (in the USA)

PIN code (access code): 16732#. —- IOC

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