Press Release

Pre-Meeting for Social Business Academia Conference 2017 Held at Mirpur

Pre-Meeting for Social Business Academia Conference 2017 Held at Mirpur

30th July, 2017

International Academics Exchanged Ideas on Theoretical Aspects of Social Business30 July, 2017, DhakaPre-meeting of Social Business Academia Conference (SBAC) to be held in Paris on November 8-9, 2017, was held today at Mirpur as a preparation meeting of Paris conference. International academics who came to Bangladesh to attend Social Business Day 2017 attended the meeting. About 120 faculty members from 30 universities around the world attended today’s meeting to discuss about the academi...

Social Business Country Forums Held at Mirpur

Social Business Country Forums Held at Mirpur

29th July, 2017

Academics to Attend Pre Meeting of Social Business Academia Conference tomorrow Participants of Social Business Day   from different countries today assembled separately at their respective country forums  at the headquarter facilities of various social business companies to review their social business initiatives and prepare plans for coming years. This was part of the Social Business Day program as originally planned for the second day program. Countries which held these c...

Programs of Social Business Day 2017 Went Ahead with International Delegates, Arrived for the Conference, Deliberated on Wealth Concentration

Programs of Social Business Day 2017 Went Ahead with International Delegates, Arrived for the Conference, Deliberated on Wealth Concentration

28th July, 2017

 Sessions Live Telecast on Facebook Sessions, scheduled to held at the cancelled 7th Social Business Day (SBD) was held today, participated by foreign guests who already arrived to join the conference, at a conference room of Hotel Le Meridian. The program was supposed to be held at Samajik Convention Centre in Zirabo, Savar, Dhaka with the theme “Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped?”. The announcement of the live telecast of the sessions was sent from Yunus Centre to media with...

Social Business Day 2017 Canceled

Social Business Day 2017 Canceled

27th July, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release(27 july 2017)With a heavy heart we inform you that we are cancelling the 7th international conference organized on 28-29 July 2017 on the occasion of Social Business Day. The conference was to be inaugurated held tomorrow at 9.00 AM at Samajik Convention Centre in Zirabo. The guests and participants invited and registered for the Opening Ceremony and also to participate in the conference are requested to cancel  their plans to attend the conference. We humbly apol...

Social Business Day to be celebrated on July 28-29

Social Business Day to be celebrated on July 28-29

18th July, 2017

2000 Local & Global Participants and Panelists to Deliberate on Wealth ConcentrationThe 7th annual Social Business Day, organized by Yunus Centre, will be held on July 28- 29, 2017. This year’s theme will be “Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped” and will be held at Samajik Convention Centre in Zirabo, Savar, Dhaka. This is a newly built 2000 seat convention centre which will be operated as social business. Social Business Day (SBD) is a platform for sharing experiences in t...

Yunus Teams up with President Macron and Mayor Hidalgo of Paris for the  2024 Olympics

Yunus Teams up with President Macron and Mayor Hidalgo of Paris for the 2024 Olympics

12th July, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (July 12, 2017)Lausanne, Switzerland. July 11 :  President Emmanuel Macron of France,  Mayor Ann Hidalgo of Paris and Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus arrived in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 10 to meet the members of the International Olympic Committee to brief them on the preparations of Paris towards its candidature of holding the Olympics games in 2024.Prior to the official meeting at the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee,  P...

Yunus Addresses European Youth Festival Encouraging Youth to Imagine a World they Want

Yunus Addresses European Youth Festival Encouraging Youth to Imagine a World they Want

12th June, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (12 June 2017)Addressed Top French CEOs at VersaillesNobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed the youths at ‘We Love Green’ festival attended by 27,000 young people on 10th June, 2017. He also participated a question answer session on the specially designed ‘Think Tank Stage’. Besides two large stages for music performance, We Love Green 2017 had a Think Tank Stage which was in the middle of the festival this year, where there were disc...

Wealth concentration is a ticking time bomb :Yunus warns members of European Parliament

Wealth concentration is a ticking time bomb :Yunus warns members of European Parliament

10th June, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (10 June, 2017)Queen Mathilde of Belgium Hosts lunch for Yunus  And other SDG Advocates at the Royal  Palace.Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed over one hundred members of the European Parliament in Brussels, who assembled to hear him and Erna Solberg , Prime Minister of Norway, and two  other speakers invited by the  European Parliament's parliamentary committee   on international development. Yunus told the parliament memb...

Sixteen Thousand New Youth Entrepreneur Funded

Sixteen Thousand New Youth Entrepreneur Funded

17th May, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (17 May, 017)Six New Business Launched at  583rd Social Business Design LabThe 583rd  Social Business Design Lab organized by Yunus Centre took place on 17th May 2017 at the Grameen Bank Auditorium with nearly 150 national and international participants from India, Japan, USA, Brazil and Singapore. The Design Lab was chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus.Six new Nobin Udyokta (or New Entrepreneur) business plans were presented at today's Lab. The...

G 20 Initiative on Zero Hunger :  German Minister Launches  'Berlin Charter" with Yunus

G 20 Initiative on Zero Hunger : German Minister Launches 'Berlin Charter" with Yunus

30th April, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (30 April, 2017)Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus joined German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, in launching the "Berlin Charter" on "One World No Hunger : Future  of the Rural World"  at the conclusion of a conference held in Berlin on April 28-29.  This conference was held at the end of a series of meetings to draft the Berlin Charter which will be presented at the upcoming G 20 Summit for its adopt...

Yunus presides over AGFUND Advisory Council meeting in Geneva

Yunus presides over AGFUND Advisory Council meeting in Geneva

23rd April, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (23 April, 2017)Fourteen new Banks for the Poor to be established in Fourteen West and Central African countriesAGFUND's Third Advisory Council Meeting took place on April 19 at the United Nations Office in Geneva. It was presided over by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and attended by international experts in micro-​finance, CEOs of AGFUND Banks for the Poor, businessmen and others. The council is meant to advice on strategic planning on development issues. ...

Yunus Centre arranges Khazanah Scholarship for six Bangladeshi students

Yunus Centre arranges Khazanah Scholarship for six Bangladeshi students

19th April, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (19 April, 2017)Six Bangladeshi students received scholarships for pursuing graduate and postgraduate programs at foreign universities under the Khazanah Scholarship Program facilitated by Yunus Centre this year. Among the awardees 5 have been chosen for scholarships ​in  Malaysian Universities and 1 has been chosen for a global scholarship in Cambridge University​ and  ​University of California at Berkeley.The assessments for Khazanah Scholarship Progr...

Australians Moving Ahead With Yunus In Implementing Social Businesses

Australians Moving Ahead With Yunus In Implementing Social Businesses

8th April, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (08 April 2017)Ministers, leaders of indigenous communities and Business Leaders looking forward to concrete actionsMelbourne 7 April 2017Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is in Australia to attend the first ever Australasian Social Business Forum in Melbourne and to hold a series of meetings with ministers, top government officials, business leaders, universities and media in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne, to discuss social business as a way to tackle social ch...

Yunus Urges to Build a World of Hope

Yunus Urges to Build a World of Hope

2nd April, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (April 02, 2017) Paris wants to be the global capital of social businessNobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was invited by Mayor Ann Hidalgo to Paris as chief guest at the Impact 2 conference at the Paris Town Hall on March 30, also to present this year's Impact 2 Woman Entrepreneur Award at the event.In her opening speech at the conference Mayor Hidalgo thanked Professor Yunus for his life's work and example, and explained how they wished to build Paris as a ...

 531st Social Business Design Lab Held

531st Social Business Design Lab Held

27th March, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (27 March 2017)Social Business Course Launched at Daffodil UniversityThe 531st Social Business Design Lab organized by Yunus Centre took place on 27th March 2017 at the Grameen Bank Auditorium with nearly 150 national and international participants from India, Nepal, Malaysia and France. The Design Lab was chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. Six new Nobin Udyokta (or New Entrepreneur) business plans were presented at today's Lab. The business plans...

Page 1 of 2, showing 15 records out of 22 total