aespa gave a meaningful speech at the United Nations’ 2022 High-Level Political Forum. Under the theme of ‘Next Generation to the Next Level,’ they talked about the importance of supporting sustainable development goals.
Chosen as a spokesperson for the event, Giselle remarked, “Hello, my name is Giselle, and we are so honored to be here today. Our group, aespa, uniquely moves between reality and virtual reality. We exist here in the real world, and four of our avatar members exist in the virtual world. Together, we are called the ‘metaverse girl group.’”
The idol continued, “The metaverse reflects reality. If our own reality is not sustainable, it would become difficult to sustain the possibilities of the virtual world. Without sustainable ecosystems or equal opportunities for quality living, there will be no real world to be mirrored. The topic of sustainable development is urgent, and we believe that the next generation must support sustainable development goals in order to protect the world that we live in.”
We believe that the next generation must support the #GlobalGoals in order to protect the world that we live in.
— United Nations (@UN) July 6, 2022
The K-pop group went on to perform their smash-hit “Next Level” after their heartfelt speech.