On 17th April the Nobel Prize Muhammad Yunus came back to Pistoia

Last 17th April the Nobel Prize for Peace Muhammad Yunus came back to Pistoia to attend the Pistoia Social Business Day, the event organized by the association Social Business Lab Pistoia within the Pistoia Social Business City Program.

The ceremony started at 9 a.m. in Sala Maggiore of Palazzo di Giano, location of the town hall of the Municipality of Pistoia.

The event was the occasion to show the two social businesses born thanks to the training program for the start up and the development of social enterprises in the province of Pistoia proposed by SBLP during 2017, and to reward the students, who participated in the sixth edition of the contest of the training project “Youth and social business: how to become protagonists of change”.

Schedule of the Ceremony:

  • 9:00 – 9:15 // Participants welcome
  • 9:15 – 9:45 // Institutional greetings: Alessandro Tomasi (Mayor of Pistoia), Luca Iozzelli (President of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia and of Social Business Lab Pistoia), Paolo Carrara (President of Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce Onlus);
  • 9:45 – 10:20 //A world of three zeros”: the nobel prize for peace Professor Muhammad Yunus’ speech;
  • 10:20 – 10:40 // Brief deposition by social entrepreneurs: Massimiliano Bini (Magnani Pescia Srl Social Enterprise), Francesca Pellegrini (Il Cappellaio Matto Social Cooperative);
  • 10:40 – 11:00 // The training project “Youth and Social Business”: Azzurra Pirami and Valeria Nanni (Social Business Lab Pistoia);
  • 11:00 – 11:30 // The three groups winners of the contest’s proclamation and projection of the videos;
  • 11:30 – 12:00 //Nobel Prize for Peace Professor Muhammad Yunus’ speech;
  • 12:00 – 12:15 // Closing thanks

Free entry. No registration needed.

For information:

Social Business Lab Pistoia