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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Y source YUNUS CENTRE AT TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
.Can Asians help youth change the value chain mindsets of Washington DC's big decision-makers. This is literally what S. Korean Jim Kim is now up 2030nowjimkim2transcripts.doc, 40 KB  #2030now  for at the World Bank. Interestingly the Asian youth can rock the world movement has spread- Brookings CEO Antholis now has youthful chinese staff in his secretariat and partners Chinese superstar Yao Ming
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 in celebrating his education foundation. Antholis book on Inside Out China and India has info DC has never seen before- and Brookings Beijing office is now being opened by one of China's leading green energy leaders.

Professor Yunus on behalf of Yunus Centre, and Dr. Jing-Yang Jou, President of the NC University, Taiwan signed the MOU.

Nobel Chair in Honor of Professor Yunus

A “Nobel Chair" was unveiled in honor of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus at National Central University (NCU).   A plaque is placed on the three person garden bench where one can read the accomplishments of the Nobel laureate. There are already 29 Nobel laureate 'chairs' created for 29 Nobel laureates, placed at different points around the specious green area of the university. A newly crafted chair, the 30th in the series, was unveiled and added to honor Professor Yunus. 

Honorary Citizenship for Professor Yunus

During his stay in Taipei Yunus delivered the key note speech at Rotary club conference. Later he addressed the Master Forum organized by the Chinese Association for Corporate Transformation, Innovation, and Advancement, which attracted over 3000 young people of Taipei at the international convention centre. Yunus told them that the future has to be built by them, they are not simply to live through what they have inherited from the past. He emphasized that they have the power to create a completely new world, without any trace of old problems created in the old world. At the start of the Master Forum, Hau Lung-bin, Mayor of Taipei, gave a speech welcoming Professor Yunus to Taipei,   and formally handed over a framed certificate awarding him the honorary citizenship of the city of Taipei.  

The First Lady of Taiwan Ms. Lin Hwai Min, who  has been a long time fan of Yunus,  and Professor Yunus  planted trees in Hua San Creative park.  Both addressed an outdoor gathering that had assembled to attend the tree planting ceremony.

Addressed Business and Professional Women Conference

Professor Yunus was invited by Dr Lu Hsiu-lien, founder-president of the Business and Professional Women of Taiwan (BPW), most admired woman political leader of Taiwan who spent 12 years in jail for leading the democracy movement in Taiwan, to address the conference of BPW. She also served as Vice President of Taiwan, from 2000 to 2008. Professor explained the concept of social business to the women's conference held at the Council Chamber of Taipei City Council. Vice President Lu is now a candidate in the upcoming mayoral election of Taipei. She is very attracted to the concept of social business, has decided to make social business part of her election platform, and plans to make Taipei a Social Business City if elected.

Reception at Yunus Centre of AIT, Bangkok 

On the way to Taiwan Professor Yunus stopped in Bangkok to attend a reception and executive dinner given by Yunus Centre at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), a multinational university of technology based in Bangkok. President of the University Professor Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, faculty members of AIT, presidents of two other leading universities of Bangkok-- King Mongkut's University of Technology, and Srinakharinwirot University, Vice President of Bangkok University, Executive Director of Thailand Research Fund, CEOs of companies, Director of TSEO, and NGO representatives attended the reception. Director of Yunus Centre at AIT welcomed a group of sixty participants and announced that AIT will bring a delegation of 30 to the forthcoming social business day events in Dhaka on June 28.

YC-AIT has already launched initiatives focusing on Southeast Asia, including a unique partnership with the Thai Social Enterprise Office (TSEO), a government agency dedicated to promoting social initiatives. Professor Yunus addressed the gathering and thanked AIT authority for taking these important initiatives on social business.

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