BTS to Speak at United Nations for UNICEF's 'Generation Unlimited' Launch

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BTS will make historical past but once more subsequent week, this time with a presentation on the United Nations.

On Monday (Sept. 24), the chart-topping septet will attend the launch ceremony on the UN headquarters in New York for Generation Unlimited, a worldwide partnership by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly kicks off on Tuesday (Sept. 25).

UNICEF will work with a various group of companions for the Generation Unlimited program, which is “devoted to rising alternatives and investments for youngsters and younger folks aged 10 to 24,” in line with the UN group's web site. It will “broaden assist for younger folks as they transition from adolescence to maturity." Currently, UNICEF primarily focuses on these between the ages of 10 to 18.

BTS is ready to current a three-minute speech, experiences the Korea Herald. High-profile diplomats and heads of state together with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Executive Director of UNICEF Henrietta Fore, and South Korea’s first girl Kim Jung-sook are anticipated to be in attendance.

BTS is the primary Ok-pop act to talk on the UN. They made historical past earlier this yr because the first-ever Korean act to high the Billboard 200 with their May-release Love Yourself: Tear, they usually returned to No. 1 with August’s Love Yourself: Answer.

Last yr, BTS joined with the Korean Committee for UNICEF in an anti-violence marketing campaign dubbed Love Myself. A portion of the revenue from the bodily album gross sales of BTS’ Love Yourself sequence is donated to the trigger. Currently, the Love Myself web site experiences that the collected funds in the direction of the trigger are 1,154,593,599 South Korean Won, round $1.03 million.

While in New York, BTS will movie with Good Morning America and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The appearances precedes the group’s first two Tri-State Area concert events at New Jersey’s Prudential Center on Sept. 28 and 29. They’ll additionally maintain a historic present at New York City’s Citi Field in Queens on Oct. 6, the first-ever stadium-sized present held by a Korean group.