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President Francois Hollande greets Yunus


Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was greeted by President Francois Hollande of France at the Elysee Palace at a dinner program hosted by him for important speakers of the Summit of Conscience for the Climate on July 20. The Summit of Conscience for the Climate is taking place five months before the 21st session of the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, set from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, also in Paris. In the summit Professor Yunus shared his views through a speech titled “why do I care.” “Why do I care” is the slogan of this summit which wants to encourage every individual to participate in the reduced consumption of fossil fuels, main responsible for global warming. The audience includes 500 experts on the climate and environment, ambassadors from the countries of the COP delegates, influential representatives from a diverse range of faith and secular communities and youth ambassadors. – Yunus Centre press release


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