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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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September 2016

2 Sept: On the anniversary of the death of three-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi in Greece, Oxfam will release a report into deaths on migrant routes. For more information contact Sarah Grainger: +44 (0)7810 181514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk

 

4-5 Sept: G20 Summit, China: Theresa May's first international summit as Prime Minister will include talks on global tax reform. For comment, please contact Meg Pruce: +44 (0)7824 824359 / mpruce1@oxfam.org.uk

 

8-15 Sept: Stand As One photo and film exhibition in Shoreditch, London. Eight photographers have worked in eight locations to document the global refugee crisis for Oxfam. For press shots and more information please contact: Rachel Edwards: 07979 111400 / raedwards@oxfam.org.uk

12-18 Sept: Remember a Charity Week: Oxfam will be asking the public to consider pledging to leave a gift in their will to Oxfam. We are a member of Remember a Charity: a group of charities hoping to popularise leaving a legacy to charity. For more information and case studies please contact Emma Fabian: +44 (0)7825 503274 / efabian1@oxfam.org.uk

 

13 Sept: Inequality in the UK: Oxfam media briefing examines the evidence and shows how efforts to address inequality can help to reunite the country and create an economy that works for everyone. For more information contact: Sarah Dransfield on + 44 (0)1865 472269 / +44 (0)7884 114825 / sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

 

13-26 Sept: UN General Assembly, New York. Migration and refugees, global tax rules and women's economic empowerment are on the agenda. This is also the first anniversary of Sustainable Development Goals. For interviews and more information contact Sarah Grainger: +44 (0) 7810 181514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk or Melanie Kramers +44 (0)7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

 

15 Sept: Oxfam report on refugees ahead of the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants and the US Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis. For more information contact Sarah Grainger: +44 (0) 7810 181514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk

 

17 Sept: Stand As One marches to show solidarity with refugees, taking place in London and Swansea. For London information contact Sarah Grainger: +44 (0)7810 181514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk. For Wales contact Casia Wiliam: +44 (0)7887 571687cwiliam1@oxfam.org.uk

 

19 Sept: UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants: This is the first time the UN General Assembly has called for a summit at the Heads of State and Government level on the issue. Oxfam spokespeople will be attending and are available for comment. Contact Sarah Grainger: +44 (0) 7810 181514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk

 

20 Sept: Leaders' Summit on Refugees: The US President Barack Obama will be hosting the summit where governments will be asked to make commitments on refugees. Oxfam spokespeople will be available for comment. Contact Sarah Grainger: +44 (0) 7810 181514 / sgrainger1@oxfam.org.uk

October 2016

2-5 Oct: Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham: Oxfam spokespeople attending and available for comment on issues affecting the poorest. Please contact Melanie Kramers +44 (0)7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

3 Oct: Oxjam Festival launch. A night of live performances from some of the biggest music acts, raising funds for Oxfam. Headliners to be announced early September. For interviews, photo opportunities or to attend, please contact Rachel Edwards: 07979 111 400 / raedwards@oxfam.org.uk

7-9 Oct: World Bank / International Monetary Fund annual meetings, Washington: Oxfam spokespeople available for comment on the impact of measures in fighting poverty and inequality. Please contact Melanie Kramers +44 (0)7825 088894 / mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

10-11 Oct: OECD development aid meeting. For comment on how proposals will affect global efforts to end poverty, please contact Meg Pruce: +44 (0) 7824 824359 / mpruce1@oxfam.org.uk

mid Oct: New research on poverty and women’s low-paid work in the UK, from Oxfam and the New Policy Institute. For more information contact Sarah Dransfield: + 44 (0)1865 472269 / + 44 (0)7884 114825 / sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

Date TBC: Case studies of mental health issues experienced by asylum seekers and refugees in Wales. For more information contact Casia Wiliam:  +44 (0)7887 571687 / cwiliam1@oxfam.org.uk

end Oct: Credit Suisse annual wealth report: For Oxfam comment on the impacts of the wealth gap on the world's poorest please contact Meg Pruce: +44 (0)7824 824359 / mpruce1@oxfam.org.uk

November 2016

1-5 Nov: Living Wage Week. New report by the Bevan Foundation, supported by Oxfam Cymru, on the take up of the Living Wage in Merthyr Tydfil. For more information contact Casia Wiliam:  +44 (0)7887 571687 / cwiliam1@oxfam.org.uk

Date TBC: Oxfam will launch a major global inequality report. For information and case studies please contact Meg Pruce: +44 (0)7824 824359 / mpruce1@oxfam.org.uk

28-29 Nov: Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Winter Fair. Oxfam Cymru will be hosting public discussions about inequality and what makes decent work.For more information contact Casia Wiliam: +44 (0)7887 571687 / cwiliam1@oxfam.org.uk

Late Nov: New research into inequality and poverty in the UK, from London School of Economics and Oxfam. For more information contact: Sarah Dransfield on + 44 (0)1865 472269 / + 44 (0)7884 114825 / sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

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