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 ABHISHEK S PAWAR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research | Tirupati, India | Advancing SDG 15 & UNAI 9

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" Small acts when multiplied by enthusiastic people can transform the world. Being a part of Millennium Fellowship will enhance my knowledge about social work and acquire new social skills.The skills i gain from Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on local schools and other local social communities more effective,and i could also orient their work with UNAI principles and SDGs. I am excited to increase my knowledge and visualize new way of social activities'. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project LYF

LYF is a project that primarily focuses on environmental conservation, focusing on about 25-40 cent area, which can include land and water bodies. The project consists of 3 stages. In the first stage, the idea is to visit the place with some of our volunteers. Then collect plastics and other harmful wastes which might be present in the soil and water. Also, if any alien species are recognized that are harmful to the natural flora, then they will also be removed. We will also be testing the samples of soil/water to detect microplastics or other harmful chemicals which might be present, for awareness. The next stage is planting (trees and shrubs on land and mangroves on the lake bank) in the cleaned-up area as a measure to combat climate change. The main point is that we will plant these trees in a modern manner with a limited expense. We also have a solution for this small amount, to give our collected plastic for recycling, from which we get the required money for modern planting (about 10 rupees for 1kg of plastic waste). In the third stage, we are planning to take care of planted trees and take the required steps for their development.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abhishek S Pawar is a young ,passionate very competative guy. Who hail from Raichur,KARNATAKA,INDIA .He has completed his school in highly competative institute currently studying in Indian institute of science education and research,Tirupati ,INDIA.He is from a middle-class indian family, who always looks for the good opportunity through out his life.Since childhood he is very passionate about nature,the environment,and plant species,this eagerness and enthusiasum made him determined and dedicated to social cause.During his school days Abhishek took part in many of the environmental movements,and raised awareness around the people.Which he always wanted to do and wants to take part in future also.Abhishek wants to be in a executive field where he can pursue his dream goal further and contribute his fullest to UN Sustainable Goals.