Candidatures can now be submitted for World Expo 2025. World Expos are organised every five years, and their themes are designed to raise awareness of and find responses to universal challenges of our time. The next World Expo will take place between 20 October 2020 and 10 April 2021 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
until bidding closure
On 22 November 2016, France submitted to the BIE its candidature to host World Expo 2025. This first submission launched the bidding process for this Expo by opening the candidate list. All other countries wishing to organise World Expo 2025 have until 6pm (Paris time) on 22 May 2017 to submit their own bids, after which the list will be closed.