ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations. 80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT DIONYSIOS TZAVARAS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Deree The American College of Greece | Athens, Greece | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 9
" I am extremely honoured and excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship as this is an excellent opportunity for me and my team to connect & collaborate with fellow leaders from all over the world and generate meaningful actions towards the promotion and realization of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. My team and I are all committed to making an impact in our community and beyond, and plan to inform, invite, and engage more of our fellow world citizens to join us in our efforts to promote a culture of sustainability and produce a more sustainable future for the benefit of the entire world community. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: “United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Symposium: Exploring the DiverCity of Athens”
Project: During the Symposium discussions and workshops around SDG 5 Gender Equality, SDG 10 Reduced Inequality, SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities, and SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production will be facilitated at the Deree The American College of Greece premises to inform and educate the public regarding these SDGs, as well as to create meaningful initiatives to promote and help achieve these aforementioned goals. More specifically, the symposium will focus on what it means to ensure equal opportunities for all, as well as explore ways to make this a reality. Additionally, sustainability promoting groups, organizations, municipalities, policy makers, and leaders will be invited and asked to share what they have done to promote sustainability practices, responsible consumption, discuss the importance and benefits of green infrastructure and how it can be achieved through urban planning, bringing everything in the context of EU policy. Finally, Greek Sustainable Fashion brands will be invited to speak and focus on the damage caused by fast fashion. The entire event will be available via a live stream service for any and all who wish to watch it and plans for action around the discussed SDGs will be generated after the conclusion of the event.
About the Millennium Fellow
Dionysios Tzavaras is a senior at Deree-The American College of Greece majoring in Psychology and minoring in Leadership & Management. As an ACG Sustainability Leader and as a leading member of numerous student organizations, Dionysis has been deeply engaged with topics related to the UN SDGs and has always been an advocate of a culture of sustainability. The Millennium Fellowship Program presented an excellent opportunity for him to inform and engage his fellow students and citizens with the UN SDGs and generate meaningful initiatives and actions aimed at the realization of the aforementioned goals.