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News conferences and briefings
The news conferences will be streamed by webcast.
Thursday 26th May at 11:30:
WEBCAST: Final press conference of the 50th anniversary Ministerial Council Meeting 2011
» National media briefings.
As soon as they are organised and confirmed, details will be posted below.
Tuesday 24 May
11:25 - Slovenia:
national briefing with Slovenian President Danilo Türk
- Launch of a new report Exiting from the crisis: Models for more equitable and sustainable growth
with Richard Trumka
, President of TUAC (Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD) and President of the US’s AFL-CIO; Sharan Burrow
, General Secretary of the ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation); Ken Georgetti
, General Secretary of the Canadian Labour Congress; and Sandra Polaski
, Deputy Undersecretary US Department of Labour (TBC). Auditorium
Food price volatility with Paul Collier, author of The Bottom Billion
, and Ken Ash
, OECD Director of Trade and Agriculture
World Trade and the Doha Round: Peter Sutherland, co-chair of the Group, and co-author Richard Baldwin will highlight the critical state of the Doha Round, the factors that have led up to this and the significant costs of failure. Lord Green
, UK Minister of State for Trade and Investment will also comment on the report
Wednesday 25 May
Thursday 26 May
This schedule will be updated on an ongoing basis.
Last updated on May 26, 2011
- OECD Economic Outlook
Requests for interviews or more information on the Economic Oulook, please contact Stephen.DiBiasio@oecd.org.
- OECD Forum
For more information on the Forum or a request to interview a speaker or participant, please contact Sara.Sreberny-Mohammadi@oecd.org.
- OECD Ministerial Meeting
If you wish to interview a minister attending the Ministerial Meeting, please contact Helen.Fisher@oecd.org
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.
WiFi Internet access
The OECD TV, radio and videoconference studios will be available to all broadcast journalists on a first come, first served basis. This includes cameras, editing facilities, ISDN lines and the necessary technicians. These facilities are available free of charge (» More about the media facilities).
Mobile phone coverage
2G and 3G mobile phone coverage via the network operator SFR Vodafone is available in the OECD Conference Centre, other operators are less well covered.