Hundreds of delegates from across the globe have gathered in Dubai to hear about the plans and progress of Expo 2020 Dubai and to help shape the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.
Expo 2020 Dubai this week launches its search for more than 30,000 volunteers who will be the 'face' of the largest global gathering ever to be staged in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Thousands of people are invited to come together on Friday (20 October) to mark the three-year countdown to Expo 2020 Dubai at a free celebration on the beach where they will be treated to an early glimpse of what the Expo has in store for them.
A high-level delegation from Luxembourg – including high-ranking members of its Royal Family – is visiting Dubai to meet Expo 2020 organisers and the business community, as part of plans to maximise its EUR 25 million (AED 108 million) investment in the next World Expo.
A team from Expo 2020 Dubai’s Youth Connect is to share the latest plans about Expo 2020 Dubai and explore the jobs of the future with young people from around the globe at the first WorldSkills competition to be held in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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The UK Secretary of State for International Trade, the Right Honourable Liam Fox MP, announced today that Britain wanted its pavilion to be in the Opportunity thematic district. He said Dubai is on track to host an “incredible experience for millions”.
Creative solutions such as apps to help mothers in disadvantaged areas get health guidance quickly for their children and kites that generate electricity in remote locations are among the latest projects to have received Expo Live grants from organizers of the next World Expo, held in Dubai in 2020.
University students across the UAE who believe they have an idea that could make a real difference to society are being urged to apply for a new grant scheme launched today by Expo 2020 Dubai’s Expo Live programme. Expo Live has an allocation of USD 100 million to back projects that offer creative solutions to pressing challenges that impact people’s lives, or help preserve the world – or both.