ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ABDULAZIZ IBRAHIM RICHIFA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Ahmadu Bello University | Zaria, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

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" My actions and my ability to think and do the right thing,aligned with critical thinking help me work and get a good result. Being a part of Millennium Fellowship will improve my decision making,and equip me with the tools and knowledge necessary to promotes social changes and also prepare me as a good leader that can make a difference. These new skills i will gain from the Millennium Fellowship will aid my passion in promoting sustainable development goals. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Campaign Against Hepatitis B

This campaign will be launched to sensitize the community on gender inequalities-related issues and how they affect both males and females in society. This campaign will include roundtable unfiltered conservations on certain sensitive subjects that sometimes are rarely discussed in society. However, they need to be addressed so that fewer people are affected by the same issues. The campaign aims to involve mostly Kenyan university students located in Kilifi county especially those who are really interested in the discussions surrounding gender inequality. If possible create a club at their universities for easy discussions. The campaign will not only happen physically but also online. The aim of the campaign is to create a platform that empowers the role of both genders with no discrimination.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abdulaziz Ibrahim Richifa is a highly motivated and friendly student studying medicine at the Ahmadu bello university. He was born in kaduna,Nigeria, and he is currently an undergraduate at a university in zaria,kaduna. He was raised in an environment full of cultural and religious believes and ideologies.As a result,he grew up in a society where he believed human rights and other social rights of people is deprived by some of this ideologies. He is always passionate about social justice and developing a free and sustainable environment. This has drive and had proved him worthy of making a difference in his environment. Throughout his secondary school and currently as an undergraduate,he has advocated for social changes,inspired his colleagues to make a difference and promotes the social rights of people. Abdulaziz wished to be in a professional field where he can cultivate these advocacies further,and to help in promoting the United nations' sustainable development goals.