Yunus Centre and Grameen Creative Lab jointly organised the conference in Munich, Germany this year, read a press statement of Yunus Centre.
Titled “Summer of Purpose”, the 10th installment of the conference will connect the globe through virtual platform, the press statement read.
Global change makers in the fields of politics, business, science, sports and culture are scheduled to gather to find out new business ideas, raise tough questions and make promises to build an even better, sustainable and developed post-coronavirus world.
This year, a large part of the conference will take place virtually, read the release.
According to the release, Prof Yunus was scheduled to deliver a speech on the topic “No Going Back” on the first day of the conference.
Today, Prof Yunus would take part in a session titled “Stand, Speak, Rise Up!” along with Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
He will feature alongside 2024 Summer Olympics host and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo and UEFA Euro 2024 organiser and former captain of Germany football team Philipp Lahm in a session which will shed light on re-engaging global sports fans with different games.
Tomorrow, Prof Yunus will take part in a brief live session with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.
Later, Prof Yunus, his colleagues and nation builders from across the globe will be honoured during a session.
June 28 also marks Prof Yunus’ birthday.