November 12, 2003
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Media Advisory – Reminder of Teleconference

Teleconference with WADA’s President, Richard W. Pound, before the Agency’s Executive Committee and Board meetings

Montreal, November 12, 2003 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that its Executive Committee and Foundation Board will meet Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21, respectively, in Montreal.

During the meetings, the Executive Committee and Board will discuss a number of topics, including ongoing preparatory work for the introduction of the World Anti-Doping Code in 2004; WADA’s current financial situation and the measures being considered against stakeholders who have not fulfilled their commitments; and recent developments in doping (such as the positive cases involving THG and Modafinil).

The Committee and Board will also be updated on activities that have taken place in 2003 involving all aspects of WADA’s work, such as research, testing and education.

Tuesday, November 18, 2003
A teleconference with WADA’s President, Richard W. Pound, has been organized for 10 a.m., Montreal time. Pound will discuss the topics to be covered at the Executive Committee and Board meetings and will respond to journalists’ questions.

Media from North America who wish to participate in the teleconference should call, prior to 10 a.m., 1-800-274-8650. Media representatives from other parts of the world should send, prior to November 17 at 6 p.m., an email to with the telephone number where they can be reached during the teleconference. WADA will initiate the call for all those outside of North America.