Oxfam events in Scotland

If you would like more details or to book a place on any of these events, please email Sara, scowan@oxfam.org.uk, or call 0141 285 8874. 

Oxfam groups have regular meetings throughout the year, to find out more and see if there is a group in your area contact Kezia, kgriffin@oxfam.org.uk




July

25th Focus on Inequality, 9am - 1pm, The Lighthouse, Glasgow
This  event  is  an opportunity to come together and join the discussion on the  impact of economic inequality on those in Scotland and to look at ways forward. Oxfam  Scotland  will  be  launching a key piece of research on the day and will  be  joined  by one of our partners Gehan Macleod from GalGael to hear more  about  how they are challenging inequality in Govan and their visions for the future.

We  will  also  be  joined by Deputy First Minister Nicola Strugeon MSP and Co-convener  of  the  Green  Party  Patrick Harvie MSP for Yes Scotland and Deputy  Leader  of  the  Scottish Labour Party Anas Sarwar MP and a further speaker,  to  be confirmed, to represent Better Together, to hear from both sides  of  the  independence  debate  about  what  they  would do to tackle inequality.

Join us to explore global and local inequality, to quiz the politicians and to ask for action to tackle inequality.

For more information, or to book your place, click here.


April

30 April - Scotland's Place in Building a Just World 2014 Matters event, Edinburgh 6.30-9pm

In 2014 Scotland will vote on whether or not to become an independent country. What impact will this have on building a just world and how can all parts of government work to support this aim?

Find out more and book tickets here


12 April - Campaigners summit *date change*

Oxfam Scotland Office, 10 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, 12noon-4pm

Open to all campaigners across Scotland, the Summit will provide a platform for in-depth discussions of Oxfam's latest campaigns on Climate Change and Inequality.

The afternoon will include guest speakers and workshops which will highlight the key issues within these campaigns as well as provide opportunities to brainstorm campaigning strategies for groups and individual campaigners alike.

For more details and to book your place email Kezia Griffin: kgriffin@oxfam.org.uk


2nd April - Constituency Campaigners Training, Scottish Parliament

Tour of the Scottish Parliament and Q&A session with Alison Johnston MSP. Your chance to find out more about the workings of the Scottish Parliament and get some tips about the best way to lobby your local politicians. Booking is essential email Helene - hcardona@oxfam.org.uk - for more details.


March

19 March Energy, Environment and Climate Change 2014 Matters event, Glasgow University, 7.30-9pm

Speakers include Willie Rennie MSP, Sarah Boyack MSP and Patrick Harvie MSP

Many energy, environmental and climate change problems are global problems that need not only local solutions, but also concerted global action. How can Scotland play its part in helping to tackle these issues, as part of a union, or as an independent country?

Find out more and book your place here


8/9 March - A Rich Man's World Jubilee Scotland Event, Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow University

In the wake of the global financial crisis and amid continuing austerity cuts and a debate on Scotland future, how do we fight for the world we want? A weekend to inspire and discover the trust behind the economic system.

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8 March - Take One Action Film screening

To celebrate International Women's Day, Take One Action Film Festivals and Oxfam Scotland are presenting the "stirring, inspiring portrait of a vigorous campaigner for political and social change" (Variety).

Screening at Filmhouse cinema, Edinburgh on Saturday 8 March (exact time TBC).

More details

30 April - Scotland's Place in Building a Just World 2014 Matters event, Edinburgh 6.30-9pm

In 2014 Scotland will vote on whether or not to become an independent country. What impact will this have on building a just world and how can all parts of government work to support this aim?

30 April - Scotland's Place in Building a Just World 2014 Matters event, Edinburgh 6.30-9pm

In 2014 Scotland will vote on whether or not to become an independent country. What impact will this have on building a just world and how can all parts of government work to support this aim?