• 02 October 2023
    Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha - Opening All Day


  • BIE Activity
  • Expo 2015 Milan
  • Expo 2016 Antalya
  • Expo 2017 Astana
  • Expo 2019 Beijing
  • Expo 2020 Dubai
  • Expo 2022 Amsterdam Almere
  • Expo 2023
  • Expo 2023 Doha
  • Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai
  • Expo 2027 Yokohama
  • Expo 2030
  • Horticultural Expos
  • Past Expos
  • Specialised Expo 2027/28
  • Triennale Milano
  • World Expo Museum
    • Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai
    The Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Dimitri S. Kerkentzes, has carried out a Technical Visit in Japan to review preparations for World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai. Ending the three-day visit in Tokyo, the BIE Secretary General today met with the newly appointed Minister for Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai, Hanako Jimi. Technical meetings have also been held with key stakeholders involved in the Expo, including the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura, the Commissioner-General of the Expo, Ambassador Koji Haneda, and the Chairperson of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), Masakazu Tokura. Discussions notably focused on READ MORE
    • Expo 2023 Doha
    Countries and international organisations participating in Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha have gathered for an International Participants Meeting (IPM) to coordinate the final preparations for the Expo, which opens its gates on 2 October. With the final touches being made to Expo 2023 Doha’s gardens and pavilions, the two-day meeting was an opportunity for International Participants, Expo Organisers, the BIE, and Qatar authorities to review the latest progress on site as well as plans for the Expo’s event programme including National Days and Special Days. Representatives of countries from all over the globe took part in the meeting, which included technical READ MORE
    • BIE Activity
    Two countries have joined the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), bringing the total number of Member States of the Organisation to 181. In accordance with Article 35 of the 1928 Paris Convention relating to International Exhibitions, the Governments of the two countries submitted the instruments for accession to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. France, as the depository for the Convention notified the Secretariat of the BIE that the following countries have adhered to the Convention: North Macedonia – date of accession 26 May 2023 Trinidad and Tobago – date of accession 26 May 2023.   READ MORE
    • BIE Activity
    The Expo ’90 Foundation (The Commemorative Foundation for the International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka, Japan, 1990) has announced that Dr. Kristin Shrader-Frechette has been selected as the winner of the 2023 International Cosmos Prize, the 30th edition of the Prize. Established to commemorate International 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." Every year, the International Cosmos Prize is awarded in recognition of a body of work that has significantly advanced our understanding of READ MORE
    • Expo 2023 Doha
    The Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Dimitri S. Kerkentzes, has travelled to Qatar as part of a Technical Visit to review preparations for Horticultural Expo 2023 Doha. The visit comes less than 100 days until the opening of the Expo, which will welcome visitors between 2 October 2023 and 28 March 2024. The two-day visit to Doha included meetings with key Government and Expo officials including the Minister of Municipality of Qatar and Chairman of Expo 2023 Doha’s National Committee, H.E. Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie. On 5 July, the Secretary General toured READ MORE
    • BIE Activity
    The Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) held its 172nd General Assembly on 20-21 June 2023. Delegates representing the 179 Member States of the BIE attended the meeting, which included progress reports on upcoming Expos, presentations from Candidates for World Expo 2030, and the election of the host country of the next Specialised Expo. The first part of the session featured reports from the meetings of the four committees of the BIE; the Administration and Budget Committee, the Executive Committee, the Rules Committee, and the Information and Communication Committee. World Expos Organisers of World Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai presented Member States READ MORE
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