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Yunus Portrait Unveiled at Glasgow

Yunus Centre Press Release (30 june 2016)

Glasgow, 30 June 2016

Professor Yunus at the unveiling ceremony of a portrait of viagra canadian him. The portrait was commissioned by Glasgow Caledonian University of Scotland and painted by the celebrated Scottish painter Gerard Burns.

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, who has just turned 76, addressed members of the statistics cialis testimonial prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh. Royal Society of Edinburgh is a prestigious society of top academics of Scotland established in 1783. The society members or fellows, of which there are currently around 1600, includes academics from a wide range of disciplines - science & technology, arts, humanities, social science, business and public service. Professor Yunus delivered his speech to a packed audience where he highlighted the challenges, societies across the world, are facing due to wealth concentration and poverty. He talked about solutions to these challenges through social business and how it is being adopted in different countries including Bangladesh.   

President Aliyev of Azerbaijan Receives Muhammad Yunus

Yunus Centre Press Release (June 21, 2016)

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev receiving Nobel Peace Laureate Professor  Muhammad Yunus at the Presidential Palace in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday 18 June 2016. Professor Muhammad Yunus is currently on a three day visit to the country.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev received Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus at this Palace on Saturday 18 June 2016, on the very first day of Professor Yunus' three day visit to the country. Professor Yunus briefed the President about the recent developments in social business across the world. President Aliyev lauded the contribution of Professor Yunus in alleviating poverty, and discussed specifically what role social business could play in his country.

On Monday, Professor Yunus delivered the www.mapaction.org keynote speech at an international conference at Azerbaijan State Economical University (UNEC) on “Social Business - The Way To Development”. Ministers, parliament members, deputy speaker of the parliament, bureaucrats of the country, academic delegations from Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Georgia participated in the conference.

Businesses by New Entrepreneurs Cross 5000 Mark at the 262nd Social Business Design Lab

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 Inspires US Youth to Entrepreneurship

Yunus Centre Press Release (12 June, 2016)

Chancellor of the University of California San Diego, Pradeep Khosla presenting the Chancellor's Medal to  Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus at the Commencement ceremony of the University of California at San Diego on 11 June 2016.

Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus delivering the www.cathalac.org Commencement speech at the University of California at San Diego on 11 June 2016. The University conducted its first all-campus combined convocation ceremony in 16 years where more than 14,000 students received their certificates.

SAN DIEGO, USA 12th June 2016: Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus has urged American graduates at University of California at San Diego to use their innate creative power to do more than just getting a job. He said this while talking to them as the the keynote speaker at the all-university commencement (convocation) ceremony at UC San Diego on Saturday, 11 June 2016. He told more than 10,000 graduates, present at the commencement, that running after job can be referred as “the tyranny of employment” which kills creativity and is based on an artificial economic system.

Professor Yunus addresses Conference of Top Business Leaders of Canada

Yunus Centre Press Release (May 27, 2016)

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addresses the faculty, alumni and searches buy uk viagra 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.