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COPHAN - International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we claim the dignity and well-being of people with disabilities

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Friday, December 2, 2022

It aims to promote understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

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  • It aims to promote understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.
  • According to the Canadian Survey on Disability (CIS2017), approximately 1,053,350 Quebecers aged 15 and over have at least one disability.
  • Failure to comply with this article takes away the right to dignity and well-being of persons with disabilities.
  • Unfortunately, many other priorities have overtaken the issue of persons with disabilities in Quebec in recent years to the detriment of their dignity and well-being.

The first Global Digital Ecology Conference to be held on December 13

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Friday, December 2, 2022

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Trade Expo (GDTE) is currently the only official global professional gathering in China of its kind with a digital trade theme approved by the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council. The event is hosted by the People's Government of Zhejiang Province and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, and is organized by Hangzhou Municipal People's Government, the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, and the Trade Development Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce. The first GDTE will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 11-14, 2022, with the aim of taking part in the development of global trade rules and of showcasing achievements in the formation and development of a digital economy. It also aims to create a leading international digital trade platform featuring professionalism, digitalization, scenarios, globalization and online and offline interactions, to bring together foreign and Chinese professionals, researchers and leading companies in the industry who will actively explore paths to developing digital trade. As one of the major sessions during GDTE, the first Global Digital Ecology Conference 2022 (hereinafter "Ecology Conference") will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 13.

Key Points: 
  • HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Trade Expo (GDTE) is currently the only official global professional gathering in China of its kind with a digital trade theme approved by the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council.
  • The first GDTE will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 11-14, 2022, with the aim of taking part in the development of global trade rules and of showcasing achievements in the formation and development of a digital economy.
  • As one of the major sessions during GDTE, the first Global Digital Ecology Conference 2022 (hereinafter "Ecology Conference") will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 13.
  • Pre-registration link for professional visitors to the Ecology Conference: https://live.gdte.org.cn/en-US/eventShows?cateid=427350490452828160&trac...

The first Global Digital Ecology Conference to be held on December 13

Retrieved on: 
Friday, December 2, 2022

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Trade Expo (GDTE) is currently the only official global professional gathering in China of its kind with a digital trade theme approved by the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council. The event is hosted by the People's Government of Zhejiang Province and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, and is organized by Hangzhou Municipal People's Government, the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, and the Trade Development Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce. The first GDTE will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 11-14, 2022, with the aim of taking part in the development of global trade rules and of showcasing achievements in the formation and development of a digital economy. It also aims to create a leading international digital trade platform featuring professionalism, digitalization, scenarios, globalization and online and offline interactions, to bring together foreign and Chinese professionals, researchers and leading companies in the industry who will actively explore paths to developing digital trade. As one of the major sessions during GDTE, the first Global Digital Ecology Conference 2022 (hereinafter "Ecology Conference") will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 13.

Key Points: 
  • HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Digital Trade Expo (GDTE) is currently the only official global professional gathering in China of its kind with a digital trade theme approved by the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council.
  • The first GDTE will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 11-14, 2022, with the aim of taking part in the development of global trade rules and of showcasing achievements in the formation and development of a digital economy.
  • As one of the major sessions during GDTE, the first Global Digital Ecology Conference 2022 (hereinafter "Ecology Conference") will be held at Hangzhou International Expo Center on December 13.
  • Pre-registration link for professional visitors to the Ecology Conference: https://live.gdte.org.cn/en-US/eventShows?cateid=427350490452828160&trac...
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"ASTANA CLUB" HELD IN PARIS DURING PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN VISIT TO FRANCE

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a historic visit to France and held a meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

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  • NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a historic visit to France and held a meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
  • On the same day, the meeting of the Astana Club, organized in support of the President's visit, was held in Paris.
  • The meeting was dedicated to the topic "Greater Eurasia: building dialogue in the age of uncertainty".
  • All participants of the conference specially noted the high importance and timeliness of the visit of the President of Kazakhstan to France at this political moment.

"ASTANA CLUB" HELD IN PARIS DURING PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN VISIT TO FRANCE

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a historic visit to France and held a meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

Key Points: 
  • NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a historic visit to France and held a meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
  • On the same day, the meeting of the Astana Club, organized in support of the President's visit, was held in Paris.
  • The meeting was dedicated to the topic "Greater Eurasia: building dialogue in the age of uncertainty".
  • All participants of the conference specially noted the high importance and timeliness of the visit of the President of Kazakhstan to France at this political moment.

As Holiday Season Begins, America's Stress Rises, But Less About COVID-19

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Among the poll's top findings:

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  • Among the poll's top findings:
    31% of adults say they expect to feel more stressed this upcoming holiday season compared to last.
  • Potential drivers of stress include worries like affording holiday gifts (50%) and meals (39%) and finding and securing holiday gifts (37%).
  • Compared to 2021, adults are less worried this holiday season about spreading (35% in 2021 versus 25% in 2022) or contracting (38% in 2021 versus 26% in 2022) COVID-19 at a holiday gathering.
  • Parents (39%) are more likely than non-parents (27%) to say they anticipate experiencing more stress this holiday season compared to last year.

The Weber Shandwick Collective Launches Business & Society Futures to Advise Clients Across Business Strategy, Stakeholder Expectations and Societal Impact

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Weber Shandwick Collective (TWSC) launched Business & Society Futures, comprised of the Collective's advisory brands, Powell Tate, United Minds, KRC Research and Weber Shandwick's Corporate Affairs, Public Affairs and Social Impact & Sustainability practices. The agency network also announced the creation of The Collective Senior Advisors, a new group of outside senior advisors who will counsel clients on leadership positioning, organizational effectiveness, policy and regulatory complexity, positive societal impact and value creation for all stakeholders. 

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  • - The Collective Senior Advisors, a new group of external senior advisors from business, government, civil society and academia joins Business & Society Futures to advise clients on business strategy, stakeholder insights and leadership positioning
    - New research finds that CEOs & C-suite leaders believe societal issues and stakeholder expectations are now directly connected to commercial performance.
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Weber Shandwick Collective (TWSC) launched Business & Society Futures, comprised of the Collective's advisory brands, Powell Tate, United Minds, KRC Research and Weber Shandwick's Corporate Affairs, Public Affairs and Social Impact & Sustainability practices.
  • "The formation of Business & Society Futures and the addition of The Collective Senior Advisors enables us to more seamlessly and nimbly provide clients a range of expertise and capabilities related to their company's business performance, stakeholder expectations and societal impact."
  • Business & Society Futures will be led by Chris Deri, Weber Shandwick's Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and President of TWSC's C-suite Advisory Business.

Susquehanna Financial Group Hires Jennica Ross as Head of US ETF Sales and Portfolio Trading

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), the institutional broker-dealer member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), announced today the hiring of Jennica Ross as Head of US ETF Sales and Portfolio Trading.

Key Points: 
  • BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), the institutional broker-dealer member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), announced today the hiring of Jennica Ross as Head of US ETF Sales and Portfolio Trading.
  • Ms. Ross, a 19 year industry veteran, will report to Jason Neer, Global Head of ETF Trading.
  • "We are excited to welcome Jennica, a highly esteemed leader in the ETF and financial services industry, to SFG.
  • Jennica is U.S. Co-Secretary for Women in ETFs, the first women's group for the ETF industry.

Ritchie Bros.' Ann Fandozzi recognized as CEO Innovator of the Year by the Globe & Mail

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Transformed the company from an auctioneer to a global marketplace for insights, services, and transaction solutions

Key Points: 
  • Transformed the company from an auctioneer to a global marketplace for insights, services, and transaction solutions
    VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -Last week, Ritchie Bros. CEO, Ann Fandozzi, was recognized by Canada's largest newspaper, The Globe & Mail, as its CEO Innovator of the Year.
  • Three months later, the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Ann moved Ritchie Bros. to 100% online auctions.
  • To learn more about Ann Fandozzi's leadership and the Globe & Mail's CEO of the Year Awards, please review the Report on Business article here: https://tinyurl.com/3kcvkz7e .
  • The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.