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Closing Bell Ceremony of the New York Stock Exchange

April 21, 2011


Date: 04/21/2011 Location: New York, New York Description: New York Foreign Press Center tour for the closing bell ceremony of the New York Stock Exchange and a briefing on the plans for the Green Business Challenge with cities across the United States. - State Dept Image

April 21, 2011; New York, New York
Contact: New York Foreign Press Center Media Relations Officer Karen Newman
Telephone: 646-282-2836; email: newmankj@state.gov

Sixteen journalists from Belgium, China, Hungary, israel, Italy, Spain, Jamaica, Korea and Turkey participated in the private tour and closing bell ceremony of the New York Stock Exchange.  Also, the foreign media were briefed on the plans for the Green Business Challenge with cities across the country sponsored by ICLEI and Office Depot and featuring elected officials from the cities of Austin, Texas; Bellevue, Washington; Chula Vista, California and Triangle Council of North Carolina.