Yunus Centre Press Release (30 May 2016)
Investments into six social businesses were announced on Monday 30th May 2016 at the 262nd Social Business Design Lab. New Entrepreneurs Mst. Asma Begum holding traditional palm-leaf hand-fans, Mst. Pervin Jamdani Sari is seen in the photo along with others with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus at the 262nd Social Business Design Lab on Monday 30th May 2016. Photo: Nasir Al Mamun/Yunus Centre
The 262nd Social Business Design Lab organized by Yunus Centre witnessed the reaching of the milestone of 5000 Nobin Udyokta (New Entrepreneurs) on 30 May 2016 at Yunus Centre. Among the four organizations investing in the Nobin Udyokta projects, Grameen Telecom Trust (GTT) has crossed investment in 2,000 Nobin Udyokta projects today.
More than 120 participants from around the world coming from diverse background attended today's Design Lab including participants from India, Italy, and Canada. Senior faculty from Queens University, a prestigious Canadian University, joined the today’s program. The team are interested in exploring the Nobin Udyokta projects for youth in Bangladesh who are living with disability.
Yunus Centre Press Release (May 27, 2016)
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addresses the www.turismoalcala.es faculty, alumni and students of HEC Montreal business school on social business to build a new civilization
Montreal, 26 May
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was a keynote speaker at the C2 MTL a leading business and creativity conference held annually in the city of Montreal in Quebec. He challenged the audience of 3,500 business people to try to take individual action to change the world, and to define a clear destination to do that. He urged business leaders to devote themselves in creating a new civilization based on human values of caring and sharing moving out of the present civilization based on greed.
Yunus Centre Press Release (12 May 2016)
May 11, FAO, Rome, Italy
Official launch of the FAO Nobel Laureates Alliance for Peace and Food Security by Rome with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, Oscar Arias, Betty Williams, Tawakkol Karman and FAO Director General Jose Graziano da Silva at FAO Headquarters in Rome on May 11, 2016
The FAO-Nobel Laureates Alliance for food security and buy cialis in beijing peace was launched at the headquarters of the FAO in Rome on 11 May 2016.
Five Nobel Peace Laureates and Director General FAO Jose Graziano signed a declaration of the Alliance in an elaborate ceremony in the presence of the ambassadors of member countries at the FAO headquarters in Rome.
Director General of FAO discussed the concept of this Alliance with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and invited him to be a part of this initiative last year. At the launch ceremony he was joined by Nobel Peace Laureates President Oscar Arias Sanchez of Costa Rica, Tawakkkol Karman of Yemen and Betty Williams of Northern Ireland in person and Kofi Annan through his video message.
The landmark initiative is based on the understanding supported by research that there can be no long term peace without food security and no food security without peace.
During the launch ceremony, inaugurated by the Director General of FAO, the laureates committed to working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030.
Yunus Centre Press Release (15 May, 2016)
Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus delivering the cialis 100 mg commencement speech for the graduating class of 2016 at the prestigious Babson College, Massachusetts, USA on 14 May 2016
Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was the cialis generic price commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2016 at the prestigious Babson College of Wellesley, Massachusetts USA on 14th May 2016.
Around 5,000 audience were present at the commencement(convocation) ceremony of the 100 year old business school. Professor Yunus talked about limitless creativity of young people and urged the young graduates to use this capacity to solve all human problems. He asked them not to remain satisfied with merely being beneficiary of the new technologies, rather develop new amazing technologies to create a new world of three zeros, zero poverty, zero unemployment, zero net carbon, in the shortest possible time. He urged them to use most of their creative power to solve human problems, and keep only a small fraction of it to create their own personal comforts.
Sprawling over a 500 acre campus, Babson college is considered to be the topmost entrepreneurship college in the United States and has been ranked so for the last 23 years.
Photo Caption: Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus receiving honorary degree from President of Babson College Kerry Healey, former deputy governor of Massachusetts, USA, during the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2016 at the prestigious Babson College of Massachusetts USA.
Yunus Centre Press Release (11 May 2016)
May 10, Rome, Italy:
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is seen at the FAO organized event 'Social Business for Zero Hunger' where he presented the keynote speech as the chief guest. Director General of FAO, Jose Graziano and cialis woman the Italian Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry, Maurizio Martina are seen besides Professor Yunus.
Professor Yunus was the chief guest at a special event organized by FAO on 'Social Business for Zero Hunger'. The event was organized by Director General of FAO to bring together the top executives of food industry to discuss the role social business can play to achieve zero hunger. The event was addressed by Director General of FAO Jose Graziano who highlighted the role of social business in achieving zero hunger. Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus gave the keynote speech at the conference. Professor Yunus pointed out food security was going to be a major challenge in the coming years. Not only providing food everybody will be the issue, it is also important to ensure nutrition for all. We need to find ways to encourage the rural young people to turn themselves into entrepreneurs through social businesses in collaboration with food companies. Exodus of young people can slowed down and stopped ultimately by making rural economy an agro-based economy through intervention of social business.