New song by Turkish pop star calls for urgent action for people, planet
turkish worldwide celebrated pop star Sertab Erener called for “ pressing action to save people and planet ” in a newly birdcall released on Nov. 11.
The song, Who ‘s Gon na End ?, released by Erener and the UN Development Programme ( UNDP ) in Turkey, issues “ an pressing call for everyone to join hands to fight climate change, end poverty, promote equality and protect the planet, in agate line with the Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs ), ” said a press release by the UN body .
Its release coincides with the survive sidereal day of the UN Climate Summit, COP26, which is being held in the scottish city of Glasgow, with the music video including a cameo by a computer-generated dinosaur delivering the message, “ Do n’t choose extinction, ” as part of UNDP ‘s ball-shaped campaign “ urging the world to curb carbon emissions before it is besides late. ”
Louisa Vinton, the UNDP Resident Representative in Turkey, said on the song ‘s release that “ fourth dimension is running out to save the planet. ”
“ That is why we are thus proud to partner with Sertab Erener to translate our call to action into a song whose ideal lyrics and compelling beat will bring our message to a new and wide audience with the power to demand deepen. ” “ Climate change and the ball-shaped pandemic are pushing the limits of our planet, and it is always those with the fewest resources who are suffering the worst consequences, ” Erener said .
She said : “ That is why, as an artist, and as a womanhood, I felt compelled to use music to try to make the earth a better identify, with justice and equality for all. ”
The pop star brought to Turkey its entirely victory in the Eurovision song contest in 2003, with her song Everyway That I Can .
The artist is a long-time sociable activist as she has supported diverse campaigns, including rural education in Turkey, improving healthcare for Iraqi children with leukemia, and humanitarian aid for victims of the 2004 indian Ocean tsunami
She released her single Bastırın Kizlar ( Go Girls ) in 2018, which became a flagship birdcall for gender equality in Turkey. Most recently, Erener lent her support to the COVID-19 inoculation campaign in the country .
The lyrics of the new song incorporates all 17 SDGs that were adopted by all UN extremity states in 2015, the crush liberation said .
It added : “ Although the countries all pledged to achieve the SDGs by 2030, progress has been dense and, in some areas, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused setbacks. In lineage with the philosophy of the SDGs – ‘to leave no one behind ‘ – UNDP has been urging countries to redouble their commitments and encouraging individuals to get involved. These themes are captured in the lyrics of the modern sung, with a chorus that says that responsibility for change lies with all of us. ”
The new song and music television is available on UNDP Turkey ‘s YouTube transmit and on major audio stream platforms .