The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, will meet with the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, on 17 June at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne. The two leaders will further discuss the cooperation between the two organisations before visiting the Olympic Museum. The IOC and the UN signed on 28 April in New York a historic agreement aimed at strengthening their collaboration at the highest level. To find out more about this agreement, please click here.
A photo opportunity and a short media briefing will be organised.
WHEN: Tuesday, 17 June 2008 – from 4.30 p.m.
WHERE: IOC Headquarters, Château de Vidy, Lausanne
Media interested to cover the event are requested to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm their attendance.
4.30 p.m.: Photo opportunity upon arrival of the UN delegation at the IOC Headquarters
5.45 to 6.15 p.m.: Short media briefing with the IOC President and the UN Secretary General