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 MOYUKH SHABON KHAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University | Hong Kong, China | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

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" Being a Millennium Fellow grants me a platform to voice my ideas and creativity while collaborating with like-minded individuals who have the same passion for progressive and sustainable causes. My takeaways from Millennium Fellowship will make my contributions towards society and the environment more tangible and feasible, aligning them more with the principles of the SDGs. What most exhilarates me are the connections and skills I will attain from this programme, which will allow me to channel them towards furthering my advocacies. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project ReGain

Project ReGain is inspired by Germany’s Pfand System and the current situation of Hong Kong’s Reverse vending machines for plastic bottles. Our project focuses on the advancement of sustainable cities and communities (SDG11) and advocating for responsible consumption and production (SDG12). The project is pioneered by four fellows from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University coming together to implement reverse vending machines in the school area, to support the student body in practicing and building a habit of recycling.

Our vision is grand and we plan to scale this project up with time; moving it to other institutions or even in areas across the city. Alongside this, we also want to spread knowledge and ideas about the various ways on how the consumption can be carried out which leads to a more sustainable ecosystem.

About the Millennium Fellow

Moyukh Shabon Khan is an adaptive, ambitious, and dedicated Biotechnology undergrad at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He was born in Bangladesh and currently resides in Hong Kong as a means to attain a multicultural perspective. He has always been passionate about his advocacies for the environment, progression, and a barrier-free distribution of knowledge to all communities. These drive him to focus his efforts on contributing to social and environmental issues while simultaneously building himself up so that he can take improved actions upon the causes he ardours. Throughout his time in high school and university he has organized, managed, and participated in a multitude of events related to environmentalism, intercultural exchange, and healthy living; which he plans on carrying on and improving upon with time with his relentless drive and perseverance. His aspiration lies in enhancing his advocacies by becoming a pioneer in his field and make first-hand contributions towards the advancements of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.