Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was in Berlin to speak at the 50th anniversary of Robert Bosch Foundation, one of the leading foundations of Germany, on October 16.
German President Joachim Gauck, a former East German civil society activist, was the chief guest and key note speaker on the occasion. The theme of the 5th anniversary celebration was Shaping the Future: The Role of Civil Society.
Dr Gerd Mueller, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the new Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi also spoke at the two-day conference in Berlin.
Bosch Foundation plans to promote social business in its future programmes.