• 22 November 2018
    164th General Assembly - Day 1 All Day

  • 23 November 2018
    164th General Assembly - Day 2 All Day

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    • Expo 2025
    Three countries are in the running to host World Expo 2025: Japan (Osaka), the Russian Federation (Ekaterinburg) and the Republic of Azerbaijan (Baku). The host country will be elected by the Member States of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) during the Organisation’s 164th General Assembly, taking place in Paris on the afternoon of 23 November. Japan’s bid is based on the theme “Designing Future Society for Our Lives” and would take place between 3 May and 3 November 2025. Russia’s bid is based on the theme “Changing the World: Innovations and Better Life for Future Generations”, and would take READ MORE
    • Expo 2025
    Russia hosted today a symposium on the theme “Changing the World: Innovations and Better Life for Future Generations”, as part of its candidature for World Expo 2025. The event, which took place in Paris, aimed to familiarise delegates of BIE Member States with Russia’s proposed theme for Expo 2025 in Ekaterinburg and its goals for the future. Speaking at the opening of the symposium, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Vicente G. Loscertales, emphasized the capacity of World Expos to “imagine and create a future world, to exchange on best practices, to open new spaces for READ MORE
    • Expo 2025
    Japan hosted yesterday an ‘International Forum on Co-creation for the UN Sustainable Development Goals’, as part of its candidature for World Expo 2025. The forum, which took place in Paris, aimed to familiarise delegates of BIE Member States with Japan’s proposed theme for Expo 2025 in Osaka, “Designing Future Society for Our Lives”. Speaking at the opening of the symposium, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Vicente G. Loscertales, underlined the role of World Expos as unique platforms to “present the sum of human knowledge, anticipate challenges, and foster a context of cooperation.” With regard to READ MORE
    • Expo 2025
    Azerbaijan hosted today a thematic symposium in Paris entitled “Developing human capital, building a better future”, the theme of its candidature for World Expo 2025. Gathering delegates of BIE Member States and guests from across the world, the symposium familiarised attendees with the chosen theme and its relevance for 2025 and beyond. Speaking at the opening of the symposium, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), Vicente G. Loscertales, emphasised the role of the theme as the “engine” for debate, exchange and discussion at World Expos. Focusing on the theme selected by Azerbaijan for World Expo 2025, 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. 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
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