Media calendar

Please find below our calendar of media stories and reports for the next few months. Do get in touch with the relevant contact if you'd like any more information or call the press office on +44 (0)1865 472498.

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April 2015

7th April: World Bank President Jim Kim's curtain raiser speech before the World Bank Spring meetings, Center for Strategic and International Studies. For a response contact: Lucy Brinicombe on +44 (0)7786 120054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

8th/9th April (tbc): Publication of Annual OECD Aid Statistics. Oxfam will analyse the UK's progress in official development assistance (ODA). Oxfam spokespeople will be available. Contact: Meg Pruce on +44 (0)1865 472240 / +44 (0)7824 824359 / mpruce1@oxfam.org.uk

9th April: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde's curtain raiser speech before the World Bank Spring meetings, Atlantic Council. For a response contact: Lucy Brinicombe on +44 (0)7786 120054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

11th April (tbc): Gaza progress report. 6 months on from the international donor conference in Cairo, a new report from Oxfam and partners will assess the progress made in Gaza since. Contact: Attila Kulcsar on +44(0)1865 473933 / +44(0)7810 181514 / akulcsar1@oxfam.org.uk

13-19th April: World Bank/IMF spring meetings, Washington - Oxfam will be calling for a World Tax Summit and improved healthcare in developing countries including further action to support Ebola-affected countries. Oxfam International's Executive Director Winnie Byanyima will be attending. Contact: Lucy Brinicombe on +44 (0)7786 120054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

14th April: One year on since the kidnapping of over 200 school girls in Chibok, northern Nigeria by Boko Haram. Some 1.5m people have been forced to flee their homes across north east Nigeria. Oxfam in collaboration with local partner is helping over 70,000 people with emergency aid in North East Adamawa, Yola. Contact: Ian Bray on +44(0)1865 472289, +44(0)7721 461339 / ibray@oxfam.org.uk

Mid-April (tbc): UNHCR to announce the 4 millionth Syrian refugee. Oxfam spokespeople will be available to give the latest updates on the Syria crisis. Contact: Attila Kulcsar on +44(0)1865 473933 / +44(0)7810 181514 / akulcsar1@oxfam.org.uk

27th April: Western Sahara: the refugees' perspective. Oxfam is due to bring out a report on conditions of refugee camps and efforts to bring about sustainable solution (before the expected vote in the UN Security Council extending the Western Sahara mandate on 30th April). Contact: Attila Kulcsar on +44(0)1865 473933 / +44(0)7810 181514 / akulcsar1@oxfam.org.uk

May 2015

6-8th May: G20 International tax Symposium, Istanbul. Summit will discuss international tax reform. Oxfam says the only way to ensure developing countries benefit from tax reform is to involve them in the process. Spokespeople will be available. Contact: Sarah Dransfield on +44(0)1865 472269 / +44(0)7767 085636 / sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

12th May: Ecofin. EU finance ministers' discussions will include efforts to finalise proposals for a European Financial Transaction Tax. Contact: Jon Slater on +44(0)1865 472249 / +44(0)7876 476403 /jslater@oxfam.org.uk

May (date tbc): South Sudan Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report. Produced by IPC Technical Working Group in South Sudan, includes Oxfam. Projection of the country's food security situation between April and June 2015. Oxfam spokespeople available to comment. Contact: Lisa Rutherford on +44 (0)207 802 9994 /+44 (0)7917 791 836/ lrutherford@oxfam.org.uk

18-26th May: World Health Assembly meeting in Geneva - focus on how the international community should deal with pandemics. Oxfam spokespeople available to comment on lessons learned from the response to the Ebola outbreak. Contact: Melanie Kramers on + 44 (0)1865 472318 / + 44 (0)7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

27th May (tbc): Queen's Speech. Oxfam will have spokespeople available to comment on proposals that will impact poor people overseas and in the UK. Contact: Jon Slater on +44(0)1865 472249 / +44(0)7876 476403 /jslater@oxfam.org.uk

29th May: UN Ebola recovery conference (tbc) - decisions on action and financial support to help affected countries move on from the crisis. Oxfam spokespeople available for analysis of outcomes and next steps. Contact: Melanie Kramers on + 44 (0)1865 472318 / + 44 (0)7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

May/June (tbc): Government poverty figures released. The annual Households Below Average Income (HBAI) statistics will be published, detailing how many people in the UK are living in poverty. Oxfam spokespeople will be available for comment. Contact: Lucy Brinicombe on +44 (0)1865 472192 /+44 (0)7786 110054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

June 2015

W/C 1st June:

Oxfam report - Why and how the G7 countries should stop burning coal if we are to help contain the human impact of climate change. Contact Lucy Brinicombe, +44 (0)7786 120054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

7-8th June: G7 Summit, Germany. Climate change is on the agenda as the global community looks towards the UN Paris climate talks later in the year. Contact: Lucy Brinicombe on +44 (0)7786 120054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

17th June: Mass climate lobby at Westminster. Over 10,000 people expected on streets of Westminster for the Speak Up For The Love... mass lobby. Protesters will ask their newly-elected politicians to act on climate change. Contact: Kai Tabacek on +44(0)1865 473 943 / +44(0)7584 265 077 / ktabacek1@oxfam.org.uk

20th June: World Refugee Day. Oxfam spokespeople available on the issues of refugees from a non-governmental perspective. Contact: Attila Kulcsar on +44(0)1865 473933 / +44(0)7810 181514 / akulcsar1@oxfam.org.uk

22nd June (tbc): Oxfam report assessing inequality levels across European countries. Contact: Lucy Brinicombe on +44 (0)7786 120054 / lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

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