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 DANIEL EHIS AIGBONOGA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

" I am so excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because I plan to get better ideas to ensure better productivity. I also look forward to getting the following experiences and new ideas and approaches that make me more effective and efficient at work, Educational opportunities, Networking with peers, form new relationships, and strengthen existing ones and to get mentorship. I also plan to have fun during the course of this study. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project ClimateLearn

Project ClimateLearn is a youth-led non-profit that leverages digital media to promote and sustain informed climate action among Nigerian youths, beginning in the University of Ibadan campus. We will achieve this by putting programmes together such as:
1. A robust online climate awareness campaign targeted at undergraduate students of the University of Ibadan using posters and videos with contextually relevant content in order to: enlighten the student community on climate change; inspire them to commit to simple climate action; and highlight the need for innovative climate solutions.
2. Sharing engaging prose and poetry from volunteer writers, that would spur meaningful
conversations on climate change within the online student community.
3. Creating a designated online platform where students can make climate action pledges that can be shared with friends to show support for the project and ultimately, SDG 13.
4. Collaboration with the Student Union, as well as popular student organisations on
campus such as Enactus and Pick It Recycling Club and RecycleGarb, a renowned non governmental organization in Ibadan dedicated to environmental sustainability, to achieve maximum visibility and impact.

About the Millennium Fellow

Daniel Ehis Aigbonoga is a medical student at the University of Ibadan. He is the Project Director at RecycleGarb, a social enterprise committed to environmental sustainability. He is very passionate about environmental sustainability and its effects on the climate and our health hence he is involved in programs that foster environmental sustainability and healthy living. Also, as a medical student, he understands how our surrounding and environment affect every aspect of our health including mental health. He is also the General Secretary of College Research and Innovation Hub where he is involved in innovations and researches that improve health.

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