BTS has become a powerful voice that reaches far beyond the music industry. Their influence is global, and they’re using it to make the world a better place.

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Both as a group and individuals, the members have championed important causes such as health, education, and equality. Most recently, Jimin donated 100 million KRW ($85,000 USD) to school students in Korea’s South Jeolla Province. In June, BTS contributed 1 million dollars to the Black Lives Matter movement, which was matched by their fans.

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Then, there’s the COVID-19 pandemic. Ever since it began, BTS have followed the recommendated safety precautions and encouraged fans to do the same. Now, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) is inviting BTS to participate in a “crossover”.

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On August 23, Tedro Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomed BTS and their new song “Dynamite” to the World Health Assembly.

According to its official website, the World Health Assembly is WHO’s decision-making body. It appoints the Director-General, supervises financial policies, and reviews and approves the proposed programme budget. An in-person gathering with the World Health Assembly members is held each year in Geneva, Switzerland.

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WHO knows? BTS once spoke at the United Nations, so it wouldn’t be too surprising if they made an appearance at the World Health Assembly too!

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