Media Advisory: U.N. Press Briefing on InterAcademy Council  Review of IPCC at 1 p.m. ET

Robbert H. Dijkgraaf, co-chair of the InterAcademy Council, a multinational organization of the world’s science academies, will join Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), at a United Nations press briefing on Wednesday, March 10, at 1 p.m. EST to discuss an independent review of IPCC processes and procedures.  The briefing will follow a meeting between Pachauri and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.  The briefing will be held in the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations in New York City.  It will be webcast at
http://www.un.org/webcast.

For U.N. press accreditation, call tel. 212-963-6934 or e-mail malu@un.org.  For more information from the United Nations, contact Dan Shepard, U.N. Department of Public Information, tel. 212-963-9495 or e-mail shepard@un.org. For more information from the IAC, contact William Kearney, director of media relations, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail wkearney@nas.edu.