K-Pop Idols BTS, BLACKPINK Join Forces With Gov’t to Raise Awareness of Issues of Future Generations

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Global K-pop influencers keep participating in worldwide events, raising awareness about problematic issues.
BTS will be attending the "SDG Moment 2021" session of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, appointed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in on 20 September. The band announced the news on their official page on Twitter on 18 September.
The group will deliver a speech dedicated to the challenges of racial discrimination and hate and will perform as a part of the programme.
The UN is reaching out to K-pop stars in light of their vast influence over younger generations, as it helps to enlighten youngsters on different topics. The "SDG Moment 2021" is a meeting to discuss the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), targets that the international community has promised to achieve by 2030.
Another famous K-pop girl band, BLACKPINK, has been appointed as UN SDG Ambassador, and become the first Asian artists ever to become advocates for climate action.
The 26th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) will be held in the UK this year.
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