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 MAXWELL CHUKWUEMEKAEZE UKOMAH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Maiduguri | Maiduguri, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 6

" Having been brought up in a rural community and of course, my experiences, it gave me a purpose. I live in a city where human rights violations are prevalent by individuals and institutions alike. I saw a reason to guard against these violations and educate individuals on the rights they enjoy and how to address violations of those rights. Millennium Fellowship gave be a concrete foundation to build upon this purpose actualize it. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Tutelaw

Project Tutelaw in its entirety is centered on teaching individuals the law and advocacy. The law in this context is focal on the fundamental human rights.

It aims to help individuals know the right methods of accessing justice at the violation of these rights whether by another individual or by institutions.

In the same vein, it brings to the know of individuals, institutions that guard against such violations and how to get these institutions working in their interest.

Modalities are set and Project Tutelaw aims to teach the law by holding symposiums and community outreach because research shows that rural communities are unaware of their rights and this is where violations are prevalent. Project Tutelaw will also be carrying out social media campaigns and advocacy and also host webinars for these purposes. With these, it is our hope that we reach a huge majority of our target which include children, women and young individuals alike.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ukomah ChukwuemekaEze Maxwell is a law undergraduate at the University of Maiduguri. He hails from Abia State, Eastern Nigeria.

Maxwell is an astute student who is committed to academic mentorship, human rights advocacy, philanthropy and humanitarian activities. His zeal and versatility has seen him participate and hosted mentorship schemes, academic and humanitarian Programs.

Outside academia, Maxwell is a freelance graphic designer and a Director at Kings-MS Integrated Services (Print & Media).

An interesting thing is that he has an eye for human development and seizes every opportunity to build himself and folks around him.

At spare times, he plays scrabble, chess and has love for football.

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