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Muhammad Yunus: Nobel Lecture

Published December 10, 2006



Muhammad Yunus: Nobel Lecture

The 2006 prize was awarded to Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank "for their efforts to create economic and social development from below". Yunus' speech discusses his experience with poverty issues and calls for a type of globalization that "must not become financial imperialism".

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