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Blackpink named UN sustainable development advocates

Blackpink named United Nations’ sustainable development goals advocates

9/18/2021 8:00:00 PM

Blackpink named United Nationssustainable development goals advocates

Blackpink 's previous work with the UN was as advocates for the Climate Change Conference (COP26) earlier this year.

On Twitter, no less than UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who handpicked the 4-member group as part of the UN family, announced the development.“Welcome #BLACKPINK to the UN family,” the tweet said.  Welcome #BLACKPINK to the UN family!They have engaged with @COP26 to encourage young people to take #ClimateAction to protect the planet and were appointed today by Secretary General @antonioguterres as our new Sustainable Development Goals #SDG advocates.@ygofficialblink pic.twitter.com/HTXhX7wWSs

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— UN News (@UN_News_Centre) September 17, 2021In a report posted on the Korean pop and drama website Soompi, YG Entertainment also revealed that Blackpink are the first Asian artists to be picked as SDG advocate by the organization. “We truly believe in the importance of collective action. We will only be able to make a difference when we come together, for the good of everyone. Now is the time to act for a safer tomorrow and a better future," the group said, as stated on Soompi’s report. 

Watch more on iWantTFC The UN set 17 SDGs “adopted in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity.” Blackpink, composed of Jennie, Rosé, Jisoo and Lisa, debuted in August 2016 under YG Entertainment. The group's hits include "Boombayah," "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du," "Kill This Love," and "How You Like That." headtopics.com

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