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Press release - Sakharov Prize 2022: interviews with representatives of the Ukrainian people

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The award ceremony for this years Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, conferred upon the brave people of Ukraine, will be held on 14 December at noon.

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  • The award ceremony for this years Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, conferred upon the brave people of Ukraine, will be held on 14 December at noon.
  • Read more about the European Parliaments 2022 Sakharov Prize here.
  • Press seminar
    Journalists can also participate in a hybrid press seminar with this years Sakharov Prize laureates and finalists on Tuesday, 13 December, 9.30 11.30 CET.
  • Representatives of the other finalists for the 2022 Sakharov Prize will also be in Strasbourg during the award ceremony week.

Press release - Press seminar on the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Press seminar on the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

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  • Press seminar on the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
    The Sakharov Prize honours the Ukrainian people, who are defending their country and core European values.
  • Representatives of NGOs and public institutions will participate in the seminar
    Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 9:30 - 11:30
    Strasbourg - Room Weiss S 2.2 - Interactio - Webstreaming
    Interpretation: EN, ES, FR, UA, BG (tbc)
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    09:30 Welcome and practicalities
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    09:35 The Sakharov Prize
    Heidi HAUTALA (Greens/EFA, Finland), Vice-President of the European Parliament responsible for the Sakharov Network
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    09:45 Meeting with finalists of the Sakharov Prize 2022
    Francisco DE ROUX, President of The Truth Commission in Colombia (tbc)
    Stella ASSANGE, lawyer and wife of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, finalist of the Sakharov Prize 2022 (tbc)
    Introduced by Maria ARENA (S&D, Belgium), Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI)
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    Meeting with the laureates of the Sakharov Prize 2022: The brave people of Ukraine, represented by their president, elected leaders, and civil society
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    10:30 Panel 1
    Oleksandra MATVIYCHUK, human rights lawyer and Chair of the Center for Civil Liberties (tbc)
    Ivan FEDOROV, elected Mayor of Melitopol (tbc)
    Introduced by David McALLISTER (EPP, Germany), Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET)
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    11:00 Panel 2
    Serhiy KRUK, representative of the State Emergency Services (SES) of Ukraine (tbc)
    Yulia PAJEVSKA, founder of the evacuation medical unit Angels of Taira (tbc)
    Yaroslav BOZHKO, representative of the Yellow Ribbon Civil Resistance Movement (tbc)
    Introduced by Tomas TOB (EPP, Sweden), Chair of the Committee on Development (DEVE)
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    11:30 End of Seminar
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    Moderated by Raffaella DE MARTE, Head of the EP Media Services Unit, DG COMM

Greenberg Traurig's Entertainment & Media Practice Congratulates Clients Recognized with Nominations for 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Entertainment & Media Practice congratulates its clients for their nominations for the upcoming 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards, to be presented Feb. 5, 2023. 

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  • "With decades of experience, high-level relationships, and long-standing connections in the entertainment and music industries, we have access to resources critical to the success of our clients," said Bobby Rosenbloum, chairman of the firm's global Entertainment & Media Practice.
  • Rosen is one of the nation's top-ranking entertainment attorneys and focuses his practice on talent representation, including all facets of transactional entertainment matters in the music, film, television, and new media industries.
  • About Greenberg Traurig's Entertainment & Media Practice: With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established an experienced, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practice.
  • The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media Practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, internet, digital media, publishing, and theater industries.

Ardelyx Announces FDA Advisory Committee Votes that the Benefits of XPHOZAH® (tenapanor) Outweigh its Risks for the Control of Serum Phosphorus in Adult Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease on Dialysis

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDX), a biopharmaceutical company founded with a mission to discover, develop and commercialize innovative first-in-class medicines that meet significant unmet medical needs, today announced the vote of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) meeting for XPHOZAH for the control of serum phosphorus in adult patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis. The CRDAC voted nine to four that the benefits of treatment with XPHOZAH outweigh its risks for the control of serum phosphorus in adults with CKD on dialysis when administered as a monotherapy and voted ten to two, with one abstention, that the benefits of treatment with XPHOZAH in combination with phosphate binder treatment outweigh its risks.

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  • "We are confident that the data from three Phase 3 clinical trials involving more than 1,200 patients support the approval of XPHOZAH in the U.S. for the control of serum phosphorus in adult patients with CKD on dialysis.
  • We want to thank the patients, physicians and the advocacy community who shared their valuable insights today and throughout the development program.
  • The nephrology community is enthusiastic to have access to this therapy with its novel mechanism of action to help our patients."
  • Ardelyx is developing XPHOZAH (tenapanor), a novel product candidate to control serum phosphorus in adult patients with CKD on dialysis, which has completed three successful Phase 3 trials.

Greenberg Traurig's Jessica Natali and Christiana Signs to Co-Present at 2022 Association of Corporate Counsel of Greater Philadelphia's Women's Summit

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice Shareholder Jessica Natali and Labor & Employment Practice Shareholder Christiana Signs will co-present on best practices for remote and flexible workforce issues at the 2022 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Greater Philadelphia's Women's Summit.

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  • Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice Shareholder Jessica Natali and Labor & Employment Practice Shareholder Christiana Signs will co-present on best practices for remote and flexible workforce issues at the 2022 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Greater Philadelphia's Women's Summit.
  • PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice Shareholder Jessica Natali and Labor & Employment Practice Shareholder Christiana Signs will co-present on best practices for remote and flexible workforce issues at the 2022 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) of Greater Philadelphia's Women's Summit .
  • Natali and Signs will present "When Flexible Work Ties You in Knots: Navigating the Entanglements of Remote Office Life," Nov. 16.
  • Signs, also in the Philadelphia office, routinely handles employment-related class and collective action litigation and advises employers on compliance matters.

CENTENE APPOINTS MONTE FORD TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has appointed Monte Ford to the Centene Board of Directors, effective November 12th.

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  • ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has appointed Monte Ford to the Centene Board of Directors, effective November 12th.
  • Mr. Ford is a leading technologist with more than 20 years of board experience serving Fortune 500 companies across a wide spectrum of industries.
  • "Monte's extensive experience in the Fortune 500 technology sector will serve Centene well as we continue to use data to drive innovation and transform healthcare for our members," said James Dallas,Chairman of the Centene Board of Directors.
  • "I look forward to working with Centene, a company with which I share a vision of transforming healthcare through innovative technology and programs," said Ford.

Tenia Davis Joins NORC as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NORC at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that Tenia Davis, PhD, has joined the organization as its first-ever senior vice president (SVP) and chief human resources officer (CHRO).

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  • CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NORC at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that Tenia Davis, PhD, has joined the organization as its first-ever senior vice president (SVP) and chief human resources officer (CHRO).
  • Tenia Davis, PhD, joins NORC from HBR Consulting.
  • "Her multi-industry, global human resources experience will be a tremendous asset to guiding the evolution of our culture at NORC locations nationwide."
  • Davis joins NORC from HBR Consulting, where she served as chief talent and administrative services officer, overseeing the company's talent, legal, information technology, and security operations.

To Commemorate Veterans Day, CC Metals & Alloys Honored Local Heroes on a Day to Recognize and Celebrate the Men and Women Who Served and Protected our Country

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

CALVERT CITY, Ky., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Veterans Day and all that it stands for, CC Metals & Alloys (CCMA), a mining and metals company led by Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber that employs dozens of local Kentucky workers, recently sponsored a Veterans Day Breakfast in Paducah for hundreds of local veterans to give thanks and recognize their sacrifice. 

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  • On the morning of November 11, before the annual Veterans Day Parade in Paducah, CCMA team members worked alongside volunteers from the Angelo Joseph Camarato (A.J.C.)
  • Foundation to serve breakfast to hundreds of local veterans.
  • "Veterans Day is a day for us to celebrate America's heroes: our veterans,"said Mordechai KorfandUriel Laberof CCMA in a joint statement.
  • Post 1084 and sponsored a dinner for nearly 100 local veterans in celebration of Independence Day Weekend.

Greenberg Traurig's Tricia A. Asaro Named to City & State's 2022 'The Power of Diversity: Women 100' List

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tricia A. Asaro, chair of the Health Care & FDA Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP's Albany office, was named to City & State's "The Power of Diversity: Women 100" list. According to the publication, this list recognizes "prominent women wielding power across New York state."

Key Points: 
  • Tricia A. Asaro, chair of the Health Care & FDA Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP's Albany office, was named to City & State's "The Power of Diversity: Women 100" list.
  • ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tricia A. Asaro , chair of the Health Care & FDA Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP's Albany office , was named to City & State's " The Power of Diversity: Women 100 " list.
  • According to the publication, this list recognizes "prominent women wielding power across New York state."
  • Asaro, who was also recognized on City & State's 2022 "Above and Beyond" list, focuses her practice in the areas of health care and government law and policy.

Greenberg Traurig Expands its Health Care Insurance Regulatory Capabilities with Addition of Randi Imbriaco in Albany

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP strategically expanded its Health Care & FDA Practice with the addition of Randi Imbriaco as of counsel in the Albany office.

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  • Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP strategically expanded its Health Care & FDA Practice with the addition of Randi Imbriaco as of counsel in the Albany office.
  • ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP strategically expanded its Health Care & FDA Practice with the addition of Randi Imbriaco as of counsel in the Albany office .
  • Randi assists clients with matters related to health benefit exchanges, health insurance operations, commercial insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Child Health Plus, regulatory analysis, compliance, strategy, and policy making.
  • About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East.