Yunus Centre Supports Khazanah Asia Scholarship Programme 2016 - application deadline extended to December 10, 2015

Yayasan Khazanah, in collaboration with Yunus Centre and investee companies, is offering the Khazanah Asia Scholarship to deserving candidates from Bangladesh to pursue their postgraduate education at selected leading universities globally and in Malaysia.

All students attending any public or private universities in Bangladesh can apply for a Masters or PHD programme globally or in Malaysia under the following scholarship programme:

1) Khazanah Global Asia Scholarship – is offered to those who are planning to pursue or currently pursuing Postgraduate studies at selected leading universities in the United Kingdom and the United States.
2) Khazanah Asia Scholarship - is offered to those who are planning to pursue or currently pursuing Postgraduate studies at selected leading universities in Malaysia.

Yunus Social Business Centre at Hong Kong University

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in dialogue with Economics Nobel Laureate Sir James Mirrlees on Social Business at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus visited Hong Kong on October 14. He gave the “I CARE-University Lecture on Civility" in the packed Sir Run Run Shaw Hall of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). The university has 20,000 students.

Professor Shen Zu Yao, Vice Chancellor of the university greeted Professor Yunus as he arrived at the campus. In his 45 minutes lecture Professor Yunus detailed his views on how to build a sustainable world emphasizing that the present money-centric world is unsustainable.

Following the lecture 1996 Nobel Laureate in Economics Sir James Mirrlees, who is currently Distinguished Professor-at-Large at CUHK, interviewed Professor Yunus on stage to respond to some of the theoretical questions raised in his speech his lecture. The university authority confided that they cannot recall such an outpour of students in a public lecture like this in the past.

Grameen China signs Agreement to set up Grameen Microcredit in Shenzhen, China

From left to right Fang Tao, Secretary General of Shenzhen Charity Federation,  Gao Zhan, CEO of Grameen China, Professor Latifee,  MD of Grameen Trust,  Mr Bai Li Chen, Deputy Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a top ranking national leader of the Chinese Communist Party,  Mr Xu, Deputy Mayor of Shenzhen city,   Dr Zhang Jianjun,  Chairman of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Finance Association, Zhang Kaiyong, Founder and Group Chairman of Hepai online, Wang Janhua,  Vice President and Secretary General of CIUR,   Director of Finance, Shenzhen Municipal Party Committee.

October 14, Shenzhen. Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed a gathering of political leaders, top business leaders, and academic at Shenzhen Citizen's Centre. Mr Bai Li Chen, Deputy Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a top ranking national leader of the Chinese Communist Party welcomed Professor Yunus to China. He said he is a long-time fan of Professor Yunus because he is always focused on the poor. In China leaders don't use the word "poor". Instead they talk about "vulnerable people". Professor Yunus does not go in a round about way. He calls them poor and wants to bring their number to zero.  He explained that Yunus's visit is very timely because China is trying to achieve inclusive finance and eliminate poverty. He was happy to see that Grameen China opening a branch in Shenzhen for its microcredit programme. He thanked P-to-P Company Hepai.com for working with Grameen China to bring financial services according to Professor Yunus's advice.

Professor Yunus in his address explained why we need to create a new civilization by rediscovering ourselves as full human beings, and come out of the present one which is based on selfishness of people.

Yunus addressed Forum of Bankers and Investment at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Caption: Group photo with Professor Yunus, of the bankers and the investment fund managers who attended the Social Business Forum of Shanghai on October 12.

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed a one day Forum of bankers and investment fund managers on Inclusive Finance and Social business, organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong (commercial) University in their campus. This Forum was planned by the business faculty of the university specially to coincide with Professor Yunus's visit to the city. Some of the faculty members, who attended this year's Social Business Day in Dhaka on May 28, took the lead in organizing the Forum. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked as fourth among the top ten universities in China, was established in 1896.

Yunnan Normal University in Kunming China sets up Yunus Social Business Centre

Professor Yuan Yichuan, Vice-Chancellor (third from left) with his senior colleagues and Professor Muhammad Yunus announcing the set up of Yunus Social Business Centre at Yunnan Normal University at the university gathering.

Professor Yuan Yichuan, Vice-Chancellor (third from left) with his senior colleagues and Professor Muhammad Yunus announcing the set up of Yunus Social Business Centre at Yunnan Normal University at the university gathering.

On October 10 Professor Yunus visited Kunming. He was received by Mr. Ye Liaoyan, Chairman of Yunnan Normal University, Professor Yuan Yichuan, Vice Chancellor of the University, and high officials at their campus. They gave him a ceremonial tour of the university which was established in 1938. It has moved into its 2.5 square miles new campus only 7 years back. The university has student population of 40 thousand, 65 percent of whom are girls. Thirty thousand students live on campus. There are 2,300 faculty members.

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