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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Dec. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the world’s largest multilateral development agency, present in nearly 170 countries and territories, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its 50th anniversary and inaugural Global Goals Gala, Night for Change.

In honor of the occasion, Michael O’Neill, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of UNDP’s Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy will ring the opening bell.

UNDP this week celebrated 50 years at the frontline of development and its leading role in realising the Global Goals, an ambitious plan to end poverty and protect the planet by 2030, with its inaugural gala at Philips in Manhattan. Corporate partners Tribal Planet, Deutsche Post DHL and Baidu received the UNDP People and Planet Award in recognition of their accomplishments.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, December 8, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

UNDP Media Contact:

Adam Cathro

adam.cathro@undp.org 

917 915 9725

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Stephanie Lowenthal

646-441-5073

Stephanie.lowenthal@nasdaq.com 

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0

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Webcast:

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Photos:

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About United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in nearly 170 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.

About Nasdaq

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