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 RUSSELL AMANOR NIGLO ADZEDU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Ghana | Accra, Ghana | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 9

" The Millennium Fellowship in this goes deep into how individuals and organizations can affect and conform to social policies. As a kinesthetic learner, the real-world experience the Fellowship offers would not only enhance my academic learning in school but give me an understanding of my skills. I could also have the privilege of being under the auspices of seasoned professionals, whose dedication to developing next-generation leaders serves as an inspiration to my own vision of leading my people into being more engaged. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Global Development Operation

The Global Development Project a highlight of a campaign championed by the League for Global Development that seeks to empower the youth to contribute their quota towards sustainable development in African. With our main target being unemployment reduction in Africa, the program seeks to target dynamic young Africans interested in developing transformational leadership and entrepreneurial skills that help them address issues facing young people across communities in Africa. The fellowship also seeks to gain insight into the SDG's in Africa, what young people think and how they want to be part of its implementation in Africa. a summit is at the tail end of months of survey and physical touch points that were all aimed at gathering and gaining useful insights into youth perspective on Sustainable Development in Ghana. This campaign is part of the League for Global Development's initiative to promote youth awareness and participation in the SDG's. We have collaborated with various organizations in the execution of this global initiative on a local, regional and national level.

About the Millennium Fellow

Russell Amanor Adzedu grew up in Accra, Ghana. He attended Tot To Teen and Adisadel College where he held a myriad of positions. Consequently, he looks to replicate these leadership positions in the University of Ghana. He is a Christian, social justice advocate and huge Arsenal fan.

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