The UAE has been elected As the Host Country of the World Expo 2020

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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 votes
United Arab Emirates : 77 votes
Russia : 39 votes
Turkey : 33 votes

Second Voting Round
Abstentions : 1

United Arab Emirates : 87 votes
Russia : 41 votes
Turkey : 36 votes

Third and last Voting Round
Abstentions : 1

United Arab Emirates : 116 votes
Russia : 47 votes

The Bureau International des Expositions wishes to thank and congratulate the candidates, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Turkey, for the quality of their projects and their presentations as well as for the efforts supplied by the teams of each country and each city, Sao Paulo, Dubai, Ekaterinburg and Izmir, for carrying out their projects with cordiality and harmony.