Press Releases

    UNIS/VIC/158
    13 November 2007

    Media Advisory

    Their Majesties, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden,

    to Visit Vienna International Centre

    Photo opportunity

    VIENNA, 13 November (UN Information Service) -- Their Majesties, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, will pay an official visit to the United Nations headquarters in Vienna on 21 November 2007 at 14:15 hours.

    Their Majesties will be welcomed by Antonio Maria Costa, Director-General, United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Mohammed ElBaradei, Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Tibor Toth, Executive Secretary, Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).

    The Heads of the Vienna-based Organizations will meet with their Majesties to brief them about the work of their respective Organization.  The meeting will be closed to the media and the public.

    There will be a photo opportunity upon arrival of their Majesties at the Rotunda of the Vienna International Centre at 14:15 hours.

    Accreditation for photo opportunity

    Permanent accreditation to the VIC will be valid for this occasion.

    Passes of the Austrian Federal Press Service for Pool 4 will also be accepted as valid accreditation.

    Media representatives who do not hold one of the above two forms of accreditation, may request specific accreditation to this event by contacting:

    Ms. Veronika Crowe-Mayerhofer
    Public Information Assistant
    United Nations Information Service, Vienna
    Tel : +43 1 26060 3342
    Email: veronika.crowe-mayerhofer@unvienna.org

    (Vienna International Centre, Wagramer Strasse 5, entry through Checkpoint 1 before 13:45)