Yunus warns youths of dangers of wealth concentration

Staff Correspondent | Published: 16:39, Mar 07,2019 | Updated: 18:02, Mar 07,2019

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus gives a lecture to the freshers to École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. — Yunus Centre photo

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has reminded the young people of France and Switzerland about danger of artificial intelligence, wealth concentration, and environmental threat. 

He urged them to create a world of three zeros — zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero net carbon emission. 

Yunus made the call during his visit to Montpellier School of Business, in Montpellier, and Lyon Business School in Lyon, and Dijon Burgundy School of Business, Dijon, in France and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, at Lausane in Switzerland in March 4 to March 6, said a Yunus Centre release.

The tour called as YY Campus Tour was arranged by Yunus Centre Paris with the support of YY Foundation.

 The YY Campus Tour aims to promote the concept of social business among the young people at the invitation of the universities.

In Switzerland Yunus gave a lecture before 2,000 freshers to the students of Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. 

Besides, Yunus also had a meeting with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach in Lausanne.

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