SEVENTEEN Appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador For Youth- Here’s What We Know

SEVENTEEN Appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador For Youth- Here’s What We Know

K-pop group SEVENTEEN is set to be appointed UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador for Youth on June 26, following their active participation in the UNESCO Youth Forum. Their commitment to youth empowerment and global outreach through music and initiatives aligns with UNESCO’s mission.

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-Khushi Mishra

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Credit:
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SEVENTEEN
Named
UNESCO
Goodwill
Ambassador
for
Youth:
SEVENTEEN
will
be
appointed
UNESCO’s
Goodwill
Ambassador
for
Youth
by
Audrey
Azoulay,
Director-General
of
UNESCO,
on
June
26.
The
ceremony
will
occur
at
the
Organization’s
Headquarters
in
Paris.

This
appointment
follows
SEVENTEEN’s
participation
in
the
13th
UNESCO
Youth
Forum
in
Paris
in
November
2023.
The
group
highlighted
youth
solidarity
and
action
through
a
speech
and
live
performance
before
representatives
from
UNESCO’s
194
Member
States,
youth
delegates,
and
fans.

Commitment
to
Youth
Empowerment

“SEVENTEEN
and
UNESCO
share
the
same
commitment
to
empowering
young
people
to
drive
change
and
address
the
challenges
of
our
century,” said
Audrey
Azoulay.
She
emphasized
SEVENTEEN’s
role
in
inspiring
and
supporting
young
people
worldwide
with
their
music
and
energy.

“Following
several
successful
joint
actions,
I
wanted
our
partnership
to
take
on
even
greater
strategic
importance.
On
June
26,
I
will
be
delighted
to
welcome
the
13
members
of
the
group
into
the
family
of
UNESCO
Goodwill
Ambassadors,” she
added.

Previous
Collaborations
and
Initiatives

In
2022,
SEVENTEEN
launched
the
initiative
‘#GoingTogether’ with
the
Korean
National
Commission
for
UNESCO.
This
initiative
helped
establish
new
educational
centers
in
Timor-Leste
and
provided
educational
aid
in
Malawi.

As
UNESCO
Goodwill
Ambassadors
for
Youth,
SEVENTEEN
will
commit
to
supporting
the
Organization’s
values
and
mandate.
At
the
June
26
ceremony,
Audrey
Azoulay
will
provide
a
roadmap
to
highlight
youth
challenges
and
create
opportunities
for
change
through
UNESCO
programmes.

About
SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN
consists
of
S.COUPS,
JEONGHAN,
JOSHUA,
JUN,
HOSHI,
WONWOO,
WOOZI,
THE
8,
MINGYU,
DK,
SEUNGKWAN,
VERNON,
and
DINO.
They
have
become
a
prominent
name
in
the
music
scene
with
their
independent
spirit
and
unique
in-house
creative
ecosystem.

The
group
operates
through
three
units:
hip-hop,
vocal,
and
performance.
They
won
the
PUSH
Performance
of
the
Year
at
the
MTV
Video
Music
Awards
and
Best
New
and
Best
Push
at
the
MTV
European
Music
Awards
in
2022.

In
2023,
their
10th
Mini
Album,
FML,
and
11th
Mini
Album,
SEVENTEENTH
HEAVEN,
both
debuted
at
No.
2
on
the
Billboard
200
and
No.1
on
the
World
Albums
chart.
They
became
the
top
2
best-selling
albums
in
K-pop
history.

FML
was
recognized
as
the
biggest-selling
global
album
of
2023
by
IFPI,
with
over
6.4
million
copies
sold
worldwide.
SEVENTEEN
will
continue
to
expand
their
global
reach
in
2024,
performing
at
Glastonbury
Festival
and
Lollapalooza
Berlin.

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