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    • Expo Dubai 2020
    At the 159th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), held in Paris on 15 June 2016, Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy reported the progress made by the United Arab Emirates in the organisation of Expo 2020 Dubai. Several aspects of the Expo were emphasised, including the development of the Expo site, the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, and partnership and engagement programs. H.E Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State of the UAE for International Cooperation and Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, informed delegates about the progress that has been made on the Expo site Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
    The UAE was formally registered today as the host nation of Expo 2020, two years after Dubai won the bid.The 168 member states that make up the general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) head-quartered in Paris have officially ratified the UAE's registration dossier. The comprehensive document details plans for the site (Master Plan), the theme and its subthemes, financial structure, plans for the pavilion sites, infrastructure, facilities and use of structures once the expo ends. Now that the document is registered, construction work can begin on the 438-hectare site area in Dubai South earmarked and the UAE Read More
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    • Expo Dubai 2020
    The Secretary General of the BIE, Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales, arrived yesterday in Dubai for a two-day working trip on Expo 2020. Mr. Loscertales was officially received by the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee. This is the first official visit of the BIE to Dubai since the UAE won the right to host Expo 2020 in November 2013. During this trip, the Higher Committee has updated the BIE on the progress made in the preparation of the registration dossier. The dossier is a crucial step in the preparation of an Expo as it officialises the project by defining clearly and precisely Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
    Last November, the UAE was elected by the BIE member states to host Expo 2020 in the international business and tourism hub of Dubai. The organizing committee is now at full throttle to prepare for the event. The next step is the submission of the registration dossier to the BIE in about a year, which will officially allow the UAE to build its Expo and invite countries to participate. Helal AL MARRI, Director General of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and CEO of Dubai World Trade Centre and Member of the Dubai Expo 2020 Preparatory Committee, tells us Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
        On November 27th, 2013, at 5:30 pm, The United Arab Emirates has been elected As the Host Country of the World Expo 2020 by the BIE Members States during the General Assembly.   EXPO 2020 will be held in the City of Dubai from October 20th, 2020 to April 10th, 2021 with the theme « Connecting Minds, Creating the Future » First Voting Round (by secret ballot using electronic vote)Abstentions : 1 Brazil : 13 votesUnited Arab Emirates : 77 votesRussia : 39 votesTurkey : 33 votes Second Voting RoundAbstentions : 1 United Arab Emirates : 87 votesRussia : 41 votesTurkey : 36 votes Third and last Voting RoundAbstentions Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
    The BIE member states will vote for the host of Expo 2020 during the organization's General Assembly on November 27th. Click on the links below to learn about the four candidate cities and their projects. Brazil - Expo 2020 Sao Paulo Theme: Power of Diversity, Harmony for growthExpected visitors: 30 millionSite: 502 ha in the region of Pirituba in the North-West of Sao Paulo.Post-Expo objective: Make Pirituba a new economic center of Sao PauloAll you need to know about Expo 2020 Sao Paulo   Russia - Expo 2020 Ekaterinburg Theme: The Global MindExpected visitors: 12 million visitorsSite: 500 ha 5 minutes away Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
    The members of the BIE will vote for the host of Expo 2020 next week. Here are the key facts you should know about Dubai's bid. The theme: Connecting minds, creating the futureWith its theme, the Expo bid fosters both a philosophy of mutual understanding and cooperation and a hands-on approach to figure out the solutions to three very concrete sub-themes: mobility, sustainability and opportunity. For Dubai, these three challenges have to be addressed simultaneously to find truly global answers. More about the theme: Connecting minds, connecting solutions 2020 would start now with Expo liveAn important aspect of Dubai's bid Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
    The Member States of the BIE will vote for the host of Expo 2020 next week. Here are the key facts you should know about the bid of Ekaterinburg, Russia. Ekaterinburg The theme: The Global MindThe concept of the « Global Mind » expresses the necessity to pool ideas and projects from all over the world in order to achieve a more sustainable globalization. In a world of increasing interconnectedness between people and countries, the Russian candidate city has chosen to focus its Expo project on the subject of globalization to try to answer a crucial question: what can we do to Read More
    • Expo Dubai 2020
    The Member States of the BIE will vote for the host of Expo 2020 next week. Here are the key facts you should know about Izmir's bid.
    The theme: New routes to a better world/Health for allIzmir's bid places Health at the centre of development and human progress. A healthy population can work, think and communicate better than a sick population. In line with the Millenium Development Goals and the UN's post 2015 agenda, Izmir's bid conceives health as a basic human right that has to be promoted through international cooperation and public policies. The bid has identified 4 Read More
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