For information only - not an official document

28 March 2014


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"

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 before 14:00 (CEST) on Tuesday, 1 April 2014.

The press briefing will be available as a live webcast at


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]