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    UNIS/MA/51
    28 March 2014

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    The United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna and the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)

    invite you to a

    Press Briefing

    To launch and present the main highlights of the Report

    "Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east-Japan earthquake and tsunami"

    on
    Wednesday 2 April at 10:30 (CEST)

    in the
    Vienna International Centre (VIC) , C-Building, Room C-4, 7 th Floor

    Speakers include:

    Malcolm Crick
    Secretary of UNSCEAR

    Carl-Magnus Larsson
    Chair of UNSCEAR (via video-link)

     Jane Simmonds
    Contributing Expert/ Lead writer, Exposure from food

    Wolfgang Weiss
    Chair, UNSCEAR Fukushima Assessment

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    Please register for the press briefing, even if you hold a permanent press access card to the VIC, by writing to press@unvienna.org before 14:00 (CEST) on Tuesday, 1 April 2014.

    The press briefing will be available as a live webcast at http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/en/webcast.html

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    UNSCEAR was established in 1955, reporting to the UN General Assembly on levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. Its scientific assessments underpin international standards for radiation protection.

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    For more information, or to arrange interviews with the speakers, please contact:

    Jaya Mohan
    Communications Consultant, UNSCEAR
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-4122
    Mobile: (+43) 699-1459-4122
    Email: jaya.mohan[at]unscear.org