On July 21, President Moon Jae-in appoints BTS as Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture. Moreover, BTS members to attend and give a speech at the 75th UN General Assembly in September.
President Moon Jae-in Appoints BTS as “Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture,” Representing South Korea at the 75th UN General Assembly.
The South Korean KPop group, BTS, has been appointed as the “Presidential Special Envoy for Future Generations and Culture” by President Moon Jae-in today (21/7).
As reported by the KPop Herald, the spokesperson of Blue House, Park Kyung Mi, stated that BTS’s appointment aimed to “raise awareness on global agendas, such as sustainable development, to our future generations and to strengthen the nation’s diplomatic power across the world.”
Further, she added, “We anticipate that BTS, who has been spreading the message of hope and positive energy to fans around the world, will take a significant role in representing South Korea as the Special Presidential Envoy in the COVID-19 period.”
Furthermore, “Noting BTS’s feat with “Permission to Dance,” Moon stressed the decision is more significant as the song’s message of hope, harmony among different races strike the chord with the nation’s will to overcome the virus crisis through solidarity and cooperation with the global society.”
With the new role, the septet plans to attend various international conferences. The first international meeting that BTS to attend is the 75th UN General Assembly, which will take place in New York later this September.
Moreover, BTS is set to attend and give a speech at the upcoming 75th UN General Assembly. The group will deliver messages of hope, love, and encouragement to people around the world. They also will join various activities on such issues as environment, poverty, inequality, and respect for diversity.
BTS speech at 75th U.N. General Assembly: “Life Goes On, Let’s Live On.”
Back in September 2020, at the 75th UN General Assembly, BTS shared a motto, “Life goes on, let’s live on,” online. Their speech gave comfort messages to encourage and support each other during a difficult time in the pandemic period.
BTS will make their third appearance at the 75th UN General Assembly this year. They had their debut speech in 2018 and their second speech in 2020. In addition, the group is collaborating with UNICEF on a campaign. The campaign is to “end violence and neglect while simultaneously encouraging children and young people’s self-esteem and well-being.”
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