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Dr. Yunus in ‘Council of Elders’ July 21, 2007

Posted by bdoza in BANGLADESH, PERSONALITY, Yunus.
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A new humanitarian alliance by the name ‘ Council of Elders’ was formed by the  global leaders on the 89th birthday of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa  

The ‘Elders’ is dedicated to find new ways to foster peace and resolve global crises, to support next generation of leaders.

The E’lders’ include  along with Mandela, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Carter, Tutu, Koffi Annan, Ela Bhatt, a women’s right campaigner from India; former Norwegian Prime Minister Go Harlem Brudtland; Li Zhaoxing, a former Chinese envoy to the UN, who started his diplomatic carrier in Africa, Mandela’s wife Gracia Machei, a longtime campaigner for children’s right and  former Iris President Mary Robinson.

 

There are seven Nobel Laureattes in the group including Dr. Yunus.  

Bdoza

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