It was announced that BLACKPINK has been chosen as UN (United Nations) ambassadors. The secretary general, António Guterres announced the news on September 17, 2021, that they had chosen the girls as ambassadors ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals summit.
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
— UN News (@UN_News_Centre) September 17, 2021
The BLACKPINK members responded that it was an “honor to participate in creating a path toward a better world. Along with BLINKs, we want to promote the importance of SDGs to the entire world and contribute to solving the problems we are facing today.”