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 OLUWATOFUNMI OLABISI ADU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Lagos | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9
" I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because it is a great opportunity to learn from and share ideas with other young people on how to build a more sustainable world. I look forward to writing a detailed research paper that informs Nigerians on the need to demand equal access to adequate housing for all citizens. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: An Article on Adequate Housing
An Article on Adequate Housing is a research paper that highlights the importance of adequate housing and the need for the Nigerian government to implement the National Housing Policy and also build more low cost housing schemes, it also explores the need for the government to implement Planning laws to ensure more Sustainable communities and cities. It will also peruse the need for the upgrade of slums and also finding sustainable ways to build with eco-friendly materials.
About the Millennium Fellow
Oluwatofunmi Adu is an undergraduate law student from Nigeria who became passionate about SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities since she took a course called Housing Law which exposed her to the Inequalities in Nigeria's Housing sector.