IOC Executive Board Meeting in Lausanne – Information for the media

Lausanne, May 19, 2017: IOC Executive Board meeting, The EB will receive and discuss two reports from the Working Group currently looking into the candidature procedure. The working group consists of the four IOC Vice-Presidents and has been tasked with exploring how to make the candidature procedure more proactive, more collaborative and less expensive in the future.

There will be two reports:
• A report on the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028.
• A second report on the reform of the candidature procedure that will be applicable to the Olympic Winter Games 2026.

Programme of the IOC EB meeting

Friday 9 June
Time (local time) Meetings / Events
8.50 a.m. Photo opportunity
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. IOC Executive Board meeting
6 p.m. (tbc) IOC President’s press conference – available via teleconference and Periscope

Media accreditation:
Accreditations are processed online. Media representatives wishing to cover the meeting are requested to register by Friday 2 June on the IOC website.

If you have already registered for previous meetings, please access your profile using your email address and tick the box June 2017 IOC 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 at

Accreditation cards will be distributed from 10 a.m. at The Olympic Museum or from 08:00 to 08:45 at the IOC Headquarters should you be covering the photo opportunity.

The meeting will take place at the IOC Headquarters:
Avenue Général Guisan 70, Pully

The IOC President’s press conference will take place at The Olympic Museum:
Quai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne

Media facilities:
A Media Working Room will be set up at The Olympic Museum (Gallerie) and will be equipped with Wi-Fi and other necessary connections.

Media representatives are requested to make their own arrangements.
IOC President’s press conference: teleconference call

Media representatives who will not be in Lausanne will have the possibility of listening LIVE to the IOC President’s press conference.

Please pre-register here to receive a dedicated dial-in number, a passcode and a personal pin for quicker and easier access to the conference. Please be aware that the usual passcode cannot be used for this conference.

For a full list of phone numbers in your country, please click here.

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