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No Going Back; A talk from Muhammed Yunus
26 November at 26 November - 26 November
Cambridge University BanglaSoc, in association with The Yunus Centre is proud to present
No Going Back;
Nobel Prize winner Professor Muhammed Yunus will be giving a talk about the current pandemic, and how the world and specifically Bangladesh are set to recover due to these current events. There will be a short Q&A after the talk is you have any questions for Professor Yunus.
This event is open to all, so please come along if you are interested! Non CU BanglaSoc members welcome! A link to the event will be posted here nearer to the time of the event. The talk starts at 2pm GMT (8PM Bangladesh Standard Time)
Here is the link to the event: https://meet.google.com/efg-ynpi-bin
Here is a short abstract of the talk:
Right now the whole world has to address a big question. It is not about how to get the economy running again. Luckily we know the answer. We have gathered good experiences of managing of a recovery process. The big question that we have to answer is: Do we take the world back to where it was before Coronavirus came? Or, we redesign the world? Decision is entirely ours.
Needless to say that the pre-Corona world was not good to us. Until Coronavirus became the news, the
whole world was screaming about all the terrible things which are about to happen to the world. We were literally counting days when the whole planet would be unfit for human existence through
climate catastrophe; how we are under serious threat of massive unemployment created by artificial intelligence; how wealth concentration was reaching
an explosive level.
We were reminding each other that the current decade is the decade of last chance. After this decade all our efforts will bring only marginal results, inadequate to save our planet.
Should we go back to that world? Choice is ours.