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    • BIE Activity
    The Expo ’90 Foundation (The Commemorative Foundation for the International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka, Japan, 1990) has announced that Dr. Augustin Berque has been selected as the winner of the 2018 International Cosmos Prize, the 26th edition of the award. Established to commemorate Horticultural Expo 1990 in Osaka, the Expo ’90 Foundation is responsible for the management of commemorative funds and the promotion of activities that develop the theme of the Expo – "The Harmonious Coexistence of Nature and Mankind." The Expo ’90 Foundation selected Dr. Berque, Director of studies at the EHESS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) READ MORE
    • Expo 2017 Astana
    The Astana International Finance Centre (AIFC) was officially launched today on the former site of Specialised Expo 2017 Astana. Marking the establishment of Astana as an internationally recognised financial centre, the formal opening of the AIFC concluded the Astana Finance Days, a multi-day forum organised on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Astana becoming the capital of Kazakhstan. The President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, delivered the welcome speech at the ceremony, which gathered heads of state, political leaders and representatives from the world of business and finance. In a video message, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des READ MORE
    • Expo 2019 Beijing
    The first International Planning Meeting (IPM) for the next Horticultural Expo took place today in Beijing, 10 months before the city opens the gates to Expo 2019. The meeting gathered representatives from 87 countries taking part in the Expo, which will be held under the theme “Live Green, Live Better” between 29 April and 7 October 2019. The meeting allowed the host country, China, to present its plans, discuss the progress of the Expo’s organisation, and to exchange with official participants regarding the construction of gardens and pavilions. In addition to local officials and representatives from the Beijing Expo Coordination READ MORE
    • Expo 2023 Buenos Aires
    The Organisers of Specialised Expo 2023 Buenos Aires made their first report to the General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on 13 June, following Argentina’s election as host country in November 2017. The report was presented to Member States by Gabriela Ricardes of the Ministry of the Federal System of Media and Public Content of Argentina. Highlighting the foundation work that has been done, Ms Ricardes gave an overview of the progress made in the site planning, international engagement, promotional activities, and the development of the theme: “Science, Innovation, Art and Creativity for Human Development. Creative industries READ MORE
    • Horticultural Expos
    At the 163rd General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on 13 June, a delegation from the Netherlands gave an update on the progress made in organising Floriade Expo 2022 Amsterdam-Almere. Preparations for the Horticultural Expo, which was formally recognised by the BIE in November 2017, are now fully underway, Member States were told. Cindy Heijdra, Agricultural Counsellor at the Embassy of the Netherlands in France, underlined the importance of the theme - “Growing Green Cities” – as a way of contributing to finding solutions to global urbanisation. The Green City concept, which was first introduced at Floriade Expo 2002 READ MORE
    • Expo 2020 Dubai
    Preparations for the next World Expo in Dubai are firmly on track, with “structures emerging every day from a site that 18 months ago was literally a desert”, declared the Executive Director of the Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, during his progress report to the 163rd General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on 13 June. Illustrating this statement, Mr. Al-Ali showed recent drone footage of progress on the 438 ha site, informing Member States that the Organiser is on track to complete the major construction projects – including Al Wasl Plaza, Route 2020 and thematic pavilions READ MORE
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