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 NAMAN ANAND, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 9

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" The constant struggle to achieve the objectives of SDG 16 and uphold the Rule of Law is what drives me and my work. The Millennium Fellowship is an unparalleled platform that allows to me connect with fellow advocates of Peace and Justice, and I'm looking forward to assisting in the creation of a strong global network of leaders who work together in consonance with the UNAI Principles and the SDGs. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Always In, Never Out!

Always In, Never Out is a project by Millennium Fellow Naman Anand. It seeks to study the practice of 'Outing' (The Act of Disclosing an LGBTQIA+ person's identity without their consent) across Common Law Jurisdictions and its impact on the Human Rights of LGBTQIA+ people. It also seeks to study whether the aforementioned Act can be classified as a Civil or Criminal offence under the Domestic Laws of various United Nations Member States.

- The project aims to host at least one live event where there shall be a public discussion about this topic. Its larger aim, however, is the publication of a peer-reviewed, Open-Access Research Paper in a Law or Public Policy Journal that can be read by at least 2,500 stakeholders living in United Nations Member States that are governed by the Common Law system.

About the Millennium Fellow

Naman Anand is a penultimate year BA LLB (Hons) student at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law. He is interested in International Law and Public Policy and is the author of numerous publications. He is currently working as a Research Assistant to a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge. He has previously interned with numerous Civil Society Organizations, such as Temple of Understanding and India’s National Human Rights Commission. He is also the Founder of the Indian Journal of Projects, Infrastructure, and Energy Law.

He is extremely passionate about SDG 16 (Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions) and aspires to be a successful International Human Rights and Civil Liberties attorney upon graduating Law school.