ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CARINA JOANNE FERNANDES, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Western Sydney University | Sydney, Australia | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

" I am super excited to be a Millennium Fellow. This is my platform to help make a difference, raise awareness and implement new environmentally focused initiatives around our campuses. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: P.E.A.C.E. Unlimited

P.E.A.C.E. in Western Sydney is a strategy for Promoting, Educating, Awareness-raising, Campaigning, and Empowering individuals, groups and the community, around Sustainable Development and the capacity we all have to effect lasting, positive change. It is a framework for disrupting unsustainable practices and current ideologies within our University and the broader community. P.E.A.C.E aims to:

PROMOTE via 5 identified internal media platforms targeting students (45,000) and staff (3,000).

EDUCATE on current and future University and SDSN Youth initiatives including Responsible Cafes, Tea Bag Project, Plastic Lids installation and local High School Masterclass programs

Raise AWARENESS across the 5 main campuses personalizing the SDGs to local concerns

Create two CAMPAIGNS:

Challenging the University to re-evaluate current policies, practices and values.

Disrupt current unsustainable consumption and waste practices, i.e., single-use items

EMPOWER students and staff by implementing a new initiative, installing environmentally fact-based challenges related to a minimum of 3 SDGs across 5 main campuses

About the Millennium Fellow

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Nursing. I am passionate about helping my community, the environment and animals.

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