Noble Peace Prize Ceremony

Muhammad Yunus gave the Nobel lecture upon being awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize in a ceremony at Oslo City Hall.
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Muhammad Yunus gave the Nobel lecture upon being awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize in a ceremony at Oslo City Hall.

Mr. Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker and economist. He founded and developed the concept of microcredit, the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. Mr. Yunus and his Grameen Bank were jointly awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, “for their efforts to create economic and social development from below.” close

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Noble Peace Prize Ceremony

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Program ID:
195765-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Oslo, Norway
First Aired:
Dec 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Dec 24, 2006 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2006 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 1

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