The Centre Yunus Paris is delighted and proud to announce that Professor Yunus has just been awarded the prestigious “year’s Champion for Global Change” from the United Nations Foundation, together with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organization.

This Award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of individuals and organizations striving to further the work of the UN and advance its goal of a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world for everyone, everywhere.

The Awards were presented at “We The Peoples” event, named after the inspiring opening words of the UN Charter, and to honour the profound vision of the UN’s founders — to save future generations from the scourge of war, reaffirming the faith in human rights and equal rights, ensure justice and international law, and promote social progress and freedom.

Professor Muhammad Yunus was given the Award in recognition of his enlightened leadership and innovation to enhance human dignity, equity, and justice.

To have a look at the award ceremony that took place in New York on December 9thplease follow this  Link

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