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Comics Uniting Nations and UNICEF To Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Comics Uniting Nations -- a partnership co-founded by PCI Media Impact, Reading with Pictures and UNICEF -- will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Comics Uniting Nations aims to bring the messages of sustainable development to the children of the world through the universal visual language and transformative power of comics.

In honor of the occasion, Mr. Natabara Rollosson, co-founder of Comics Uniting Nations, will ring the Opening Bell. He will be joined by Comics Uniting Nations founding partner UNICEF. Representing UNICEF at the event will be Shannon O’Shea of the Agenda 2030 Team, Public Partnerships Division.

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

When:
Thursday, July 28, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

PCI Media Impact Media Contact:
Sean Southey, CEO
(347) 276-1354
ssouthey@mediaimpact.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@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 Comics Uniting Nations
Comics Uniting Nations is a partnership of UNICEF and the NGOs PCI Media Impact and Reading with Pictures, to make the Sustainable Development Goals accessible to the citizens of the world through comics. Working with a wide array of artists and content creators, Comics Uniting Nations leverages the universal visual language and transformative power of comics to educate people in every corner of the globe about the SDGs and empower them to create positive and lasting change in their own communities and worldwide.

For more information, please visit: www.comicsunitingnations.org

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 17,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.