Bulletin 2020
Expos, citizens and social capital

Dimitri S. Kerkentzes
Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE)

Expo 2020 Dubai and the quest to sow social capital
Manal Al Bayat
Chief Sales and Marcomms Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai

Civic engagement at Expo 2010 Shanghai
Hong Hao
Chairman of the Board of Directors, World Expo Museum (WEM)
Former Director General, Bureau of Shanghai World Expo Coordination

Expo 2012 Yeosu and collaborative governance in the Republic of Korea
SungWook Choi
Professor of Public Administration, Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea
JungYul Kim
Professor of Urban Administration, Daegu University, Republic of Korea

Volunteering for Expo 2008 Zaragoza: A springboard for lasting civic engagement
María Laguna Marín-Yaseli
Former Department Head of Volunteer Service and Training, Expo 2008 Zaragoza

Post-modern volunteering and Expo 2015 Milan
Maurizio Ambrosini
Professor of Sociology, University of Milan, Italy

Volunteering at Expo 2017 Astana: A driving force for Kazakhstan
Nurgul Alipinova
Former Deputy Director, Marketing, Expo 2017 Astana

Citizen participation in Expo 2005 Aichi
Takashi Honjo
Former Assistant Secretary General, Japan Association for the 2005 World Exposition

The Citizens’ Initiatives Pavilion at Expo 2008 Zaragoza: Inspiring transformative action
Víctor Viñuales
Executive Director ECODES, and former member of the Secretariat of the Citizens' Initiatives Pavilion, Expo 2008 Zaragoza
Cristina Castro
Former Operational Coordinator between Expo 2008 Zaragoza and the Citizens’ Initiatives Pavilion

WAKAZO - Youth engagement for Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai
Youth group for Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai



single image

The Bulletin is an annual publication that has been produced by the BIE since 1996. The Bulletin features a selection of articles written by internationally renowned experts selected by the BIE. Each edition focuses on a specific theme or issue arising from International Expos, with the articles offering the reader an insightful and thought-provoking analysis of the issue at stake.

List of Past Bulletins

Progression Newsletters

single image

Between 2006 and 2014, Progression was the quarterly newsletter published by the BIE.

List of Past Newsletters