Norman Macrae Youth Foundation NMYF -net of The Economist's pro-youth economist
At YouthandYunus.com Its never too late to add in what you would like to celebrate at Social Business Day
reason 1 the day celebrates the next years birthday wishes of Yunus and links these in to both millennium goals and youth votes for what goals would make 2010s most exciting
what would you recommend as reason 2?
Footnote - click YouthandYunus link for more on Daily Star's view:
Social business campaigners and experts from 15 countries joined Prof Muhammad Yunus in Dhaka on Tuesday to mark Social Business Day for the second time, sharing experiences of the fast-spreading movement and seeding the new economic idea among students and young entrepreneurs for solving some of the world's most pressing needs.
Thomas Stelzer is the assistant secretary-general of the United Nations for policy coordination and inter-agency affairs. He also works closely with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on millennium development goals. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Star in Dhaka on Tuesday, Stelzer talked about what he learnt from the Social Business Day celebrations. He also focused on the challenges that lie ahead for achieving MDGs and how social business can complement other efforts in reaching the goals. Here is what he said.