• 14 December 2021
    169th General Assembly of the BIE All Day

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    • Expo 2030
    Ukraine submitted today a letter of candidature to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) to organise World Expo 2030 in Odesa. The letter, from Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, was handed to the Secretary General of the BIE, Dimitri S. Kerkentzes, by the Ambassador of Ukraine to France Vadym Omelchenko. Ukraine’s candidature is based on the theme “Renaissance. Technology. Future”, and if successful, the Expo would take place in the city of Odesa between 1 May and 31 October 2030. The six-month candidature phase for World Expo 2030 was launched on 29 April 2021 when the Russian Federation notified the BIE READ MORE
    • Expo 2030
    Italy submitted today a letter of candidature to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) to organise World Expo 2030 in Rome. The letter, from Prime Minister Mario Draghi, was handed to the Secretary General of the BIE, Dimitri S. Kerkentzes, by the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Manlio Di Stefano, in the presence of Ambassador Massimo Riccardo, Italy’s Delegate to the BIE. Italy’s candidature is based on the theme “The Horizontal City: Urban Regeneration and Civil Society”, and if successful, the Expo would take place in the city of Rome between 25 April and 25 October 2030. The six-month READ MORE
    • Expo 2020 Dubai
    The first World Expo in the Middle East is now underway, with the gates to Expo 2020 Dubai having opened to the public. Visitors started arriving this morning at the Expo site, situated in Dubai South, for the first of 182 days of educational discoveries, cultural encounters and immersive experiences under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. The World Expo was formally inaugurated last night, 30 September, by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, during a spectacular opening ceremony in Al Wasl Plaza, the centrepiece of the Expo site. Over 900 performers, including READ MORE
    • Expo 2020 Dubai
    After eight years of preparations, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) is lifting the curtains tonight on Expo 2020 Dubai, the first World Expo in the MEASA region. Leadership of the UAE and over 190 participating countries are gathering at the Expo site today for a spectacular opening ceremony, taking place at 7.30pm GST / 3.30pm UTC and live-streamed online and to more than 430 locations in the UAE. READ MORE
    • BIE Activity
    Zimbabwe has joined the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), becoming the 170th Member State of the Organisation. In accordance with Article 35 of the 1928 Paris Convention relating to International Exhibitions, the Government of Zimbabwe submitted the instruments for accession to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 5 July 2021. France, as the depository for the Convention notified the Secretariat of the BIE that Zimbabwe has adhered to the Convention. Zimbabwe is therefore the 170th Member State of the Organisation, effective as of 5 July. Zimbabwe participates regularly in World and Specialised Expos, and is participating in World Expo READ MORE
    • Expo 2020 Dubai
    Applications are open for the Expo 2020 Dubai edition of the BIE-Cosmos Prize, open to citizen projects that respond to the Expo theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. The BIE-Cosmos Prize Expo 2020 Dubai promotes and rewards not-for-profit projects from individuals or groups exemplifying the Expo’s overall theme and working in fields relating to one or more of its sub-themes - Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability. Applications for eligible projects may be submitted by completing the application form, in English or in French, before 30 September 2021. Shortlisted candidates will present their work and achievements at Expo 2020 Dubai, and an international READ MORE
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