“JYJ,” a three-member Korean pop (K-pop) band from the Republic of Korea, have been named UNAIDS Regional Goodwill Ambassadors for Asia and the Pacific. Formed in 2010, JYJ has a large following among young people in the Republic of Korea, across Asia and beyond.
UNAIDS/ICAAP10 in Busan, Korea 2011,
(Left to Right) Michel Sidibe, Excutive Director, UNAIDS, JYJ, with Myung-hwan Cho, Chair, ICAAP10,
Openning Press Conference, August 26, 2011
“Jaejoong, Yoochun and Junsu (JYJ) are going to make a big difference in the AIDS response through the UNAIDS Ambassadorship,” said UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé. “With their incredible popularity and influence in the Republic of Korea and beyond, I count on them to reach millions of young people in this region and worldwide with important HIV messages,” he added. Read More →