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Photographer Henry Dallal, UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres, and Climate Change Activists to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell in Honor of The UN General Assembly and Climate Week

ADVISORY, Sept. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

In honor of the culmination of "Climate Week" during the United National General Assembly and the release of his new book of photos documenting climate change negotiations, award-winning photographer Henry Dallal will ring the Opening Bell at The NASDAQ Stock Market joined by Christiana Figueres, Executive Director of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Dr. RK Pauchari, Chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Wael Hmaidan, Director of Climate Action Network, and Lorena Tapia, Minister of Environment for the Republic of Ecuador.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, September 25, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Marc Smrikarov
(917) 595-9481
marcs@bljworldwide.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.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
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

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