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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. Over 31,000 young leaders on 2,400+ campuses across 140+ nations applied to join the Class of 2022.  200+ campuses worldwide (just 8%) were selected to host the 3,000+ Millennium Fellows.



Sciences Po Le Havre | Le Havre, France | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9


" I very exicted to become a Millennium Fellow because I believe it is a necessity to rethink decision-making in order to address more global, complex and cross-sectoral issues. The Millennium Fellowship is a perfect example of this new framework. Through participating in the program of 2022, I want to promote "inclusive leadership", meaning another methodology of leadership and decision-making, where all members of a community are called upon to exchange, discuss and find common answers to the challenges they face. I think that collective intelligence promoted by this project is today a method that allows all the wills to converge around the construction of a new pact and a new decision-making methodology and I want to take advantage of that. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sporty Green Planet

The idea of this project would be to use sports to make our planet healthy and green again.

Firstly, my project would be to make sports in my town more environmentally friendly and use sports as a way to raise awareness of the climate crisis. The goal is to organize a series of sport events related to the environment directly or indirectly. Directly, I would like to organize different types of runs such as plugging runs on the beach or the forest of Le Havre and give the waste we pick up to a recycling organization. Another idea would be to organize a charity run with different types of sponsors who would finance the runners to give funds to a local organization fighting against climate change. Then the second aspect would be to make the sports clubs on campus greener with small and easy changes. Meaning that we would have actions dedicated to reduce the carbon footprint of the sports clubs such as for example introducing active transports as the main way to get to training, use reusable or compostable equipment during sports events or introducing buy and sell programmes for used equipment.

Secondly, I would like to use sports as a way to promote health and well-being in my town. The project would consist of organizing sports activities such as running in the forest or taking yoga lessons on the beach as a way to reconnect with nature through sports. Moreover, since I live in the coastal city of le Havre we will promote non-carbon emissions sports such as sailing, surfing, kayaking or windsurfing. Finally we will try to involve in our selected activities people suffering from physical and mental health issues (eg :drug/alcohol addicts, handicaped or disabled people) by working closely with the town hall and hospitals of le Havre.

Sporty Green Planet seeks to do simple steps to promote well-being and a healthy environment through the lenses of sports.

About the Millennium Fellow

An Italian who grew up in France and lived in Southeast Asia, Micol Galante is a global citizen who seeks to contextualize her experiences and learn how to have the most positive impact possible on our world. She is now pursuing a double degree between Sciences Po and Columbia University in Le Havre campus. For as long as she can remembe, Micol has alway been determined to do all she can to lift people out of poverty and make our societies more equal, humane and sustainable. She is convinced that the United Nations’ Millennium Fellowship will prepare her to play a meaningful role at the crossroads of local change and international projects. Through her volunteering experiences in Thailand and France she has learned that changemaking involves understanding, analyzing and confronting reality, which cannot be achieved without a solid intellectual framework that provides evidence and supports the logic behind actions. Thus she wants to bring her lenses and perspectives in the development of the United Nations’ sustainable goals to be able to think about how we can work more productively all together.

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