French President greets Yunus
France’s President Francois Hollande has greeted Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, now in Paris.
Prof Yunus was greeted at Elysee Palace at a dinner programme hosted by Hollande for important speakers of the Summit of Conscience for the Climate on Monday, said a Yunus Centre press release.
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 November 30 to December 11, also in Paris.
In the summit, Prof 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.