TODAY AT EXPO – Tuesday 16 November

TODAY AT EXPO – Tuesday 16 November

DUBAI, 16 November 2021 – A look ahead to the major events of Tuesday 16 November at Expo 2020 Dubai

Mongolia National Day

  • 1015, Al Wasl PlazaSaint Kitts and Nevis National Day
  • 1615, Al Wasl Plaza
    Tolerance and Inclusivity Week
  • Today is the International Day of Tolerance, and Expo 2020 is the official site of the UAE’s celebrations. Today’s events include: Awareness Walk
  • Organised by Dubai Police, the parade starts at 1000 GST in the Mobility District and ends in the Opportunity District, featuring children from different schools wearing the national dress of different nations Tolerance and Inclusivity Business Forum
  • This forum will highlight and showcase business opportunities, cutting-edge technologies and progress within the tolerance and inclusivity sector
  • Key speakers include:
    • HE Ambassador Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin, Ambassador of Denmark to the UAE, Qatar and the International Renewable Energy Agency
    • Eman Abdulrazzaq, Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Emirates NBD
    • Mr Franco Atassi, CEO, Siemens Smart Infrastructure Middle East
    • Ms Maha Al Qattan, Chief People Officer, DP World
    • Ms Esther Ndichu, Vice President of International Community Relations, UPS and the UPS Foundation
  • 0900-1615, Room 4 and 5 South, Dubai Exhibition Centre

Global Tolerance Alliance

  • Public event to raise awareness and celebrate International Day for Tolerance, spotlighting the UAE’s leadership role in the area, and highlighting Expo Participants’ best practices and success stories
  • Featured will be His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and His Excellency Miguel Angel Moratinos, High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilisation
  • 1100-1130, Italy Pavilion

Global Interfaith Summit Towards a Compassionate World Through Tolerance and Interfaith Understanding

  • Building bridges amongst those of different faiths by focusing on our similarities and shared human values
  • Speaking at the event:
    • His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence (keynote address)
    • HE Marina Sereni Italian, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
    • Representatives from the world’s major religions
  • 1130, Italy Pavilion

Champions for Tolerance Programme

  • The Champions of Tolerance programme aims to create discourse around the concept of tolerance and the importance of action plans on a national and global scale
  • 1445-1515, The Nexus for People and Planet

Global Youth Forum – From Youth to Future Thinking

  • Co-organised by the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence in collaboration with the Federal Youth Authority, this forum highlights the need to listen to and engage with the voices of young people
  • 1700-1825, The Nexus for People and Planet

World Majlis – The Business of Compassion

  • How development models can track factors beyond economic growth
  • 1600-1800 – Terra Auditorium

International Food and Food Mechanical Exhibition

  • Thematic exhibition gathering international food and mechanical suppliers in one place to showcase their best products and discuss business opportunities
  • 0900-1800, Hall 2 North, Dubai Exhibition Centre

Firdaus Orchestra

  • A pioneering women’s musical ensemble developed exclusively for Expo 2020 Dubai under the creative direction and leadership of Oscar winner A.R. Rahman
  • 1900-2000, Jubilee Stage

Radiodervish with Nazareth’s Arab Music Orchestra

  • Enjoy a performance of Mediterranean sophistication with the Arab Orchestra of Nazareth, and the intense sound of the Radiodervish in this ‘Centro del Mundo’ concert
  • 1900-2030, Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre