RSF Launches ‘50-day Clock’ And Petition Calling For Press Freedom Improvements Ahead Of G20 Summit

On the second anniversary of the assassination of Saudi
columnist Jamal Khashoggi, and with 50 days left until the
November 2020 G20 summit in Riyadh, Reporters Without
Borders (RSF) has launched a ‘50-day clock’ and petition
urging G20 capitals to obtain concrete press freedom
improvements in Saudi Arabia – starting with the release of
the country’s 34 jailed journalists.

From November
21 to 22, Saudi Arabia is set to host the G20 summit
virtually from Riyadh, despite holding one of the world’s
worst records on press freedom. RSF has launched a petition
calling on G20 capitals to hold the Saudi government to
account and act to obtain concrete press freedom
improvements in Saudi Arabia in the 50 days left until the
summit.

Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s most
prolific jailers of journalists, with 34
journalists
currently languishing

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Winkelried on Apathy for Board Diversity: Equality Summit Update

(Bloomberg) — Jon Winkelried, co-chief executive officer at TPG Holdings LP, lamented the lack of interest from investors in diversity. Dow Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jim Fitterling weighed in on the work-from-home debate, saying his workforce won’t be 100% remote forever. Cisco Systems Inc. CEO Chuck Robbins said Black employees told him steps need to be taken to improve representation.

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TPG’s Winkelried Laments Lack of Investor Interest in Diversity (2:19 p.m. NY)

Jon Winkelried, co-chief executive officer at TPG Holdings LP, said he wished TPG’s own investors, which include public pension plans, would take more of an interest in diversity.

While there has been a steady increase in inquiries from investors on the topic, Winkelried said it wasn’t enough. “The providers of capital are slowly recognizing that

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