The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines on Wednesday hailed young celebrity singer Darren Espanto as their new Youth Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals.
“UNDP recognizes young people’s potential as agents of change! We partner with young people, youth organizations and actors from civil society and private promote youth-focused and youth-led development,” UNDP wrote on their Instagram page.
On his Instagram page, Espanto shared how it is an honor to be of service as an advocate.
His caption read: “In this time of uncertainty and difficulty, it is our obligation to look after each one and to make sure that we are doing our part to be of help. In this connection, I would like to inform everyone that I am now officially the newest Youth Advocate of the UNDP. It is truly an honor to be a part of this and I hope to be of service through this endeavor.”
The Philippines’ UNDP works to develop sustainable development goals and eradicating poverty among other advocacies.