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Media Alert: Join the United Nations in Celebration of the Second Annual World Bicycle Day

The UN and the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team to recognize World Bicycle Day on June 3rd

Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes professional sports team, and the United Nations are proud to celebrate the Second Annual World Bicycle Day on Monday, June 3rd.

The special event will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City in the North Lawn Park between 1-3pm. The event is co-organized by Canada, Bahrain, India, Indonesia, Liechtenstein and Turkmenistan. The outdoor event is designed to be conducted in the casual and friendly atmosphere.

In the first hour, there will be speakers including representatives from the Secretariat of the United Nations, Ambassadors of the Member-States, and representatives of cycling community from around the world. During the second hour, there will be opportunities to invite UN officials and staff members to network with the global cycling community. This will also serve as an opportunity for media to interact with guests.

The event is by invitation only for external participants and all UN staff are welcome. Some attendees will be bringing bicycles.

About Team Novo Nordisk – Racing to Change Diabetes

Team Novo Nordisk is a global all-diabetes sports team of cyclists spearheaded by the world’s first all-diabetes UCI Professional Continental cycling team. In 2012, Phil Southerland, co-founder and CEO of the team, and global healthcare company Novo Nordisk, came together to create Team Novo Nordisk, based on a shared vision to inspire, educate and empower people around the world affected by diabetes. 

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