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    25 April 2016

    Re-issued as received

    Media Alert: Press Conference 26 April 2016

    Change of Date and Venue - Media Alert: Press Conference 26 April 2016


    Vienna, 25 April 2016 - The Press Conference with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is going to take place on 26 April 2016 in the Austrian Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.

    Therefore the planned press conference on 28 April 2016 at the Palais Coburg is cancelled.

    New Time: 26 April 2016, 5:45pm - 6:00pm

    New Venue: Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Minoritenplatz 8, 1010 Vienna, Press room

    The press conference will be in English.

    Due to security, we ask for arrival by 5:15pm at the latest. Media are asked to bring a valid press card or credentials.

    To get access to the press conference, we ask all media to register by sending the following data via Email to: .

    Subject: Press Conference at MFA Austria on 26.4.2016

    - First name

    - Surname

    - Media

    - Job title (journalist, camera/TV, photo)

    - Nationality

    - Date of birth

    - Place of birth

    - E-Mail

    ATTENTION: Registration deadline is 25 April 2016 at 5:00pm. Registrations after the deadline cannot be accepted due to security measures. Registration on-site is not possible!


    MFA Austria:
    Helene SPITZER
    Press Officer
    Phone: +43 (0)1 50 11 50 3395
    Mobile: +43 676 8999 3395

      UN Information Service (UNIS) Vienna:
    Reka FURTOS
    Public Information Officer
    Phone: +43 (1) 26060-83019
    Mobile: +43 699 1458-3019

     Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
    Press Department
    Phone.: +43 (0) 50 1150-3320
    Fax: +43 (0) 50 1159-204