Ringing the bell for World Autism Awareness Day 2014 at the stock exchanges across Europe!
For the fifth year in a row, Autism-Europe members were cooperating with NYSE Euronext to raise awareness of autism through bell-ringing ceremonies at stock exchanges in several cities across Europe.
- On April 2, the stock exchange in Brussels held a bell ringing ceremony to open the trading day. Minister for Health, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunity of the Wallonian Government, Eliane Tillieux, rang the bell alongside numerous guests from Flemish and Wallonian autism organisations and Autism-Europe’s Director, Aurélie Baranger. Watch the video here
- On World Autism Awareness Day, our Vice President, Evelyne Friedel, took part in a ceremony in which a young man with autism rang the bell to close the day's trading at the Euronext stock exchange in Paris. Watch the video here
- Autism-Europe's Council of Administration member Isabel Cottinelli Telmo and people with autism rang the stock exchange’s closing bell in Lisbon during an event to raise awareness of autism. The event was also attended by government representatives and professionals. More information