Media Opportunities during the OECD Week: Forum and Ministerial

During OECD Week’s Forum and Ministerial, there will a number of news conferences and media briefings by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Ministers, and heads of international organizations, unions, and business.

Reflecting the themes to be discussed during the Forum and Ministerial, topics of these media events will range from the OECD’s latest economic forecasts to inclusive growth, quality jobs and trust.

For further information about the Forum, the Ministerial and these media events, please contact the OECD Media division on +33 1 45 24 97 00.

As soon as media events are organised and confirmed, details will be posted below. To register for them, journalists should email media.registration@oecd.org. All press briefings will take place in the media centre unless otherwise stated.


Last updated: 17 April 2014

Monday 5 May 2014

09:00 - Opening of the OECD Forum by the Prime Minister of Slovenia Alenka Bratušek and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría – Room CC1
Time TBC - Press conference with the Prime Minister of Slovenia Alenka Bratušek
11:00 - Launch of All on Board: Making Inclusive Growth Happen, a new report on Inclusive Growth, with Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President of Economic Opportunities and Assets, Ford Foundation and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría
13:00 - Launch of the latest edition of the Better Life Index with OECD experts, Anthony Gooch, Director of Public Affairs and Communications and Martine Durand, Chief Statistician and Director of Statistics Directorate 
14:00 - Press briefing: Boosting resilience through innovative risk governance

Tuesday 6 May 2014

08:30 - Under Embargo: Economic Outlook press briefing with OECD Economists
09:45 - Keynote address by Mr. Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and Chair of the Ministerial Council Meeting – Room CC1
10:20 - Launch of the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme with the participation of South East Asia Ministers – Room CC1
11:00 - Press briefing: Launch of OECD Economic Outlook with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Acting Chief Economist and Deputy Secretary-General Rintaro Tamaki – Room CC1
13:00 - Photo opportunity: Tour de table of Ministerial Council Meeting 
15:00 - Photo opportunity: Tour de table of Ministerial Council Meeting
18:45 - Photo opportunity: Family Photo for the Ministerial Council Meeting - Château Garden

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Time TBC - Press briefing: G20 & tax update by Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
Time TBC - Press briefing: Service Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI) by OECD's Director of Trade and Agriculture, Ken Ash
15:00 - Closing press conference: OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and the Chair of the Ministerial Council Meeting will brief journalists on the outcomes of the OECD Week
15:20 - WTO and Australia Trade Ministerial
18:00 - (TBC) Press briefing by Trade ministers

Interview requests

OECD Economic Outlook

Requests for interviews or more information on the Economic Oulook, please contact Lawrence.Speer@oecd.org.

OECD Forum

For more information on the Forum, please contact Sara.Sreberny-Mohammadi@oecd.org.

OECD Ministerial Meeting

If you wish to interview a minister attending the Ministerial Meeting, please contact media.registration@oecd.org.

Resources for journalists

Journalists will have access at all times to the Media Centre in the OECD Conference Centre and to the main hall of the OECD Conference Centre.

Relevant documents will be available as well as laptop plug-ins.

More information on the facilities available to journalists (broadcasts, etc.)


Photos from OECD Week 2014 will be posted below as they become available. We invite journalists to use these images. Please include the OECD copyright and credit the photographer.

For information on photos or video content, please contact Luisa.Constanza@oecd.org.

 Photos from the Forum 2013

Photos from the Ministerial Meeting 2013

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