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Press release - Make it easier for 11 million EU citizens to participate in European elections

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

MEPs also agreed to remove the so called derogation provisions allowing a member state to restrict the right to vote and stand in European elections for mobile EU citizens when their population grows to over 20% of all EU citizens (nationals and mobile) residing in its territory.

Key Points: 
  • MEPs also agreed to remove the so called derogation provisions allowing a member state to restrict the right to vote and stand in European elections for mobile EU citizens when their population grows to over 20% of all EU citizens (nationals and mobile) residing in its territory.
  • But often, people moving are stopped from exercising their right to participate in European elections.
  • Background
    The Commission published its proposal in November 2021, seeking to increase the number of voters and candidates among the more than 11 million mobile European citizens of voting age.
  • Based on data from 2020, the share of mobile EU citizens in the overall voting population varies greatly between EU countries.

FTC Releases Updated Do Not Call Registry Data Book; Impersonator Fraud Tops List of Consumer Complaints

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

The FTCs National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry lets consumers add their phone number and choose not to receive most legal telemarketing calls.

Key Points: 
  • The FTCs National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry lets consumers add their phone number and choose not to receive most legal telemarketing calls.
  • In FY 2022, the commission received more than 1.8 million complaints about robocalls, down from 3.4 million in FY 2021.
  • Learn more about consumer topics at consumer.ftc.gov, or report fraud, scams, and bad business practices at ReportFraud.ftc.gov.
  • Follow the FTC on social media, read consumer alerts and the business blog, and sign up to get the latest FTC news and alerts.

FTC Releases Updated Do Not Call Registry Data Book; Impersonator Fraud Tops List of Consumer Complaints

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Friday, November 25, 2022

The FTCs National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry lets consumers add their phone number and choose not to receive most legal telemarketing calls.

Key Points: 
  • The FTCs National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry lets consumers add their phone number and choose not to receive most legal telemarketing calls.
  • In FY 2022, the commission received more than 1.8 million complaints about robocalls, down from 3.4 million in FY 2021.
  • Learn more about consumer topics at consumer.ftc.gov, or report fraud, scams, and bad business practices at ReportFraud.ftc.gov.
  • Follow the FTC on social media, read consumer alerts and the business blog, and sign up to get the latest FTC news and alerts.

ACORD Transcriber Now Includes AI-Enabled Data Extraction for Submission Documents Including MRCs

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ACORD Solutions Group, a leading provider of next-generation digital solutions for the global insurance industry, today announced the launch of extended capabilities in ACORD Transcriber, a widely used tool that enables digitisation and automation of data in insurance forms and other documents. These AI-based capabilities will facilitate data extraction from unstructured submission document formats, including current and future Market Reform Contracts (MRCs).

Key Points: 
  • These AI-based capabilities will facilitate data extraction from unstructured submission document formats, including current and future Market Reform Contracts (MRCs).
  • ACORD Transcriber was built to automate the download, population, and extraction of data in insurance documents.
  • The latest capabilities of ACORD Transcriber's comprehensive AI/ML engine include support for data extraction from highly unstructured formats such as MRCs, Schedules of Value (SOVs), and other submission documents.
  • With these capabilities, we can now support data extraction across the full insurance lifecycle, from initial submission to accounting and claims."

Societal Headwinds Are Undermining Women's Retirement Security

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four in 10 working women (41 percent) expect to retire at age 70 or older or do not plan to retire, according to Emerging from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Women's Health, Money, and Retirement Preparations, a study released today by nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) in collaboration with Transamerica Institute®. 

Key Points: 
  • As part of TCRS' 22nd Annual Retirement Survey , the new study examines the retirement outlook of women workers and includes recommendations for women, employers, and policymakers to improve retirement security.
  • Many experienced negative employment impacts that could jeopardize both their short-term finances and future retirement," said Collinson.
  • Additionally, policymakers can implement further reforms to expand access to workplace retirement plans, increase incentives for employers to offer plans, and facilitate retirement savings among women.
  • They can expand their retirement, and health and welfare benefits offerings for all employees, including both full-time and part-time workers.

Masdar Empowers Next Generation of Global Sustainability Leaders to Innovate Climate Solutions at COP27

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

This week at COP27, Y4S demonstrated that, by working together, we can inspire sustainable innovation and meaningful action in future generations.

Key Points: 
  • This week at COP27, Y4S demonstrated that, by working together, we can inspire sustainable innovation and meaningful action in future generations.
  • At COP27, we saw some of the best and brightest come together to innovate impactful, sustainable solutions.
  • Ahead of COP27, Y4S hosted "Innovate 4 Climate," a special 45-day competition, including a 10-day virtual "bootcamp,"to inspire young changemakers to learn, collaborate, innovate, and co-create solutions for a just energy transition in Africa.
  • Y4S partners in the Innovate 4 Climate competition included Siemens Energy, the UN's Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its Global Cleantech Innovation Program (GCIP).

Masdar Empowers Next Generation of Global Sustainability Leaders to Innovate Climate Solutions at COP27

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022

This week at COP27, Y4S demonstrated that, by working together, we can inspire sustainable innovation and meaningful action in future generations.

Key Points: 
  • This week at COP27, Y4S demonstrated that, by working together, we can inspire sustainable innovation and meaningful action in future generations.
  • At COP27, we saw some of the best and brightest come together to innovate impactful, sustainable solutions.
  • Ahead of COP27, Y4S hosted "Innovate 4 Climate," a special 45-day competition, including a 10-day virtual "bootcamp,"to inspire young changemakers to learn, collaborate, innovate, and co-create solutions for a just energy transition in Africa.
  • Y4S partners in the Innovate 4 Climate competition included Siemens Energy, the UN's Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its Global Cleantech Innovation Program (GCIP).

Yiren Digital to Report Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results on November 22, 2022

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

BEIJING, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Yiren Digital Ltd. (NYSE: YRD) ("Yiren Digital" or the "Company"), a leading digital personal financial management platform in China, announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2022 before U.S. market opens on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Yiren Digital Ltd. (NYSE: YRD) ("Yiren Digital" or the "Company"), a leading digital personal financial management platform in China, announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2022 before U.S. market opens on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
  • Yiren Digital'smanagement will host an earnings conference call at8:00 a.m.U.S.Eastern Time onNovember 22, 2022(or9:00 p.m.Beijing/Hong Kong Time onNovember 22, 2022).
  • Participants who wish to join the call should register online in advance of the conference at:
    Once registration is completed, participants will receive the dial-in details for the conference call.
  • Yiren Digital Ltd. is a leading digital personal financial management platform in China.

MCCC's Annual Day of Giving Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Raises $32k for Students in Need

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

WEST WINDSOR, N.J., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mercer County Community College is excited to share the success of its latest annual day of giving, Mercer Tuesday, held on November 15th.

Key Points: 
  • MCCC set an ambitious goal to fundraise $25,000 by Mercer Tuesday for its Closing the Gap campaign, which provides financial support to the college's most vulnerable students.
  • Mercer County Community College serves a diverse population of students across two campuses in West Windsor and Trenton.
  • In a recent poll, 89 percent of Mercer students expressed that they were in dire need of some type of financial assistance.
  • Studies show that students who defer their education seldom return to complete their degrees, leading to undesirable lifelong economic ramifications.

NIGHT OF CHRISTMAS IS SAN DIEGO'S NEWEST CHRISTMAS TRADITION CREATED TO ENTERTAIN FAMILIES AND GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Night of Christmas invites the city of San Diego to celebrate the joy of the season AND give back to the community. The event is on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at both 4PM and 8PM at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, our iconic venue in the heart of downtown San Diego. Tickets are available from $10-20, and Night of Christmas is donating ALL ticket proceeds to We See You San Diego and Solutions for Change, two impactful local organizations who support San Diego's growing homeless population.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Night of Christmas invites the city of San Diego to celebrate the joy of the season AND give back to the community.
  • The event is on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at both 4PM and 8PM at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, our iconic venue in the heart of downtown San Diego.
  • Tickets are available from $10-20, and Night of Christmas is donating ALL ticket proceeds to We See You San Diego and Solutions for Change , two impactful local organizations who support San Diego's growing homeless population.
  • For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.nightofchristmas.com , or text "NOC" to 555-25 for a night to remember!