Performing at Expo 2020 Dubai is unforgettable ‘honour’, say K-pop bands (G)I-dle and Golden Child

نجوم البوب الكوري: الغناء في إكسبو 2020 “شرف” لا يُنسى

DUBAI, 16 January 2022 – Performing at Expo 2020 Dubai for fans in the UAE is an “honour” that will not be forgotten, K-pop girl group (G)I-dle and boyband Golden Child said ahead of their performances on the Jubilee Stage today (16 January). The two bands are part of an impressive concert line-up of K-pop artists that also includes PSY, Stray Kids, Sunmi and Fortsella – all of whom will take to the stage in celebration of the Republic of Korea’s Expo 2020 Dubai National Day. (G)I-dle said: “Expo 2020…

Breaking the cycle: the innovators bringing humankind closer to the Global Goals through gender equality and women’s empowerment

DUBAI, 17 January 2022 – The empowerment of women, who make up half the global population, is crucial to creating a more prosperous future for all, and how we address challenges such as women’s health, education and childcare, is a key focus of Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Goals Week. As part of the Expo Live Impact Series, visitors to The Hub at the Expo Live Pavilion, known as The Good Place, will hear from a number Global Innovators and change-makers whose innovative solutions to these issues are already positively impacting…

K-pop and a presidential visit mark Republic of Korea National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai

رئيس كوريا الجنوبية يحضر احتفالات بلاده باليوم الوطني في إكسبو 2020 دبي

DUBAI, 16 January 2022 – The Republic of Korea celebrated its Expo 2020 Dubai National Day on Sunday (16 January) with a visit by the country’s President and First Lady. The busy agenda consisted of a spectacular 20-minute show including traditional dance, drums and the martial art of taekwondo, and a stunning concert from global K-pop stars later in the evening. His Excellency Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea, and First Lady Kim Jung-sook were welcomed by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance…

“We need 2022 and every year after to be a year of action” says Bill Gates as Global Goals Week begins

بيل جيتس: لابد أن نتحرك الآن إن كنا نرغب بالوصول لأهداف التنمية المستدامة في 2030

DUBAI, 16 January 2021 – The time for action on the Sustainable Developments Goals is critical, with eight years left to build a brighter, more sustainable future by 2030, urged an array of high-level speakers today (January 16) on the opening day of Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Goals Week, taking place in association with the United Nations until 22 January. Appearing virtually, Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said: “The SDGs aren’t something we can cram for a night or year before the deadline.” Gates addressed…

Egypt’s Suez Canal Economic Zone begins quest for investment, as plans for project revealed at Expo 2020 Dubai

مسؤول مصري من إكسبو 2020: التشغيل الكامل لمنطقة السخنة المتكاملة العام المقبل

DUBAI, 16 January 2022 – The Suez Canal Economic Zone, one of Egypt’s most ambitious projects, is seeking investors in 15 sectors to convert the Suez Canal region into an economic powerhouse, and take advantage of the fact that 12 per cent of international trade passes along the maritime route. Yehia Zaki, Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, provided an update on the project while addressing a forum on ‘Suez Canal Supporting Global Trade Against Different Challenges’, organised by the Egypt Pavilion at the Dubai Exhibition Centre at Expo…

UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed opens Expo 2020 Dubai Entry Portal to as Global Goals Week gets underway

نائب الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة تفتتح بوابة الدخول إلى إكسبو 2020 دبي إيذانا بانطلاق فعاليات أسبوع الأهداف العالمية

DUBAI, 16 January 2022 – Amina J Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations officially opened the Sustainability Portal at Expo 2020 Dubai on Sunday as Global Goals Week got underway. On Saturday, Mohammed addressed delegates and visitors at Al Wasl dome, giving an impassioned speech highlighting the need for collective action to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals – a blueprint for people, planet and prosperity . Mohammed said: “It is up to each and every one of us, individually and collectively, to turn this engagement into partnerships and investments that…

Dubai’s COVID-19 Command and Control Centre holds briefings with Expo 2020 Dubai International Participants

مسودة تلقائية

DUBAI, 17 January 2022 – Updates on current coronavirus protocols, from regular testing on site and waiting times for the booster shot to new guidelines regarding isolation after contact with a positive case, have been addressed at two Q&A sessions with experts from Dubai’s COVID-19 Command and Control Centre (CCC), Expo 2020 Dubai Commissioner Generals and pavilion delegates The discussions, held over the past two weeks, were moderated by HE Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Expo 2020 Dubai, with speakers Dr Amer…

Mohammed bin Rashid attends Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week opening ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai

محمد بن راشد يشهد افتتاح “أسبوع أبوظبي للاستدامة” ضمن فعاليات إكسبو 2020 دبي

DUBAI, 17th January, 2022 — His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, today attended the opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), the global platform for accelerating sustainability hosted by Masdar – Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. The opening event was also attended by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum welcomed the leaders and experts meeting in the UAE…

“Home & Design” unique pieces at Portugal Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

معرض “المنزل والتصميم” في جناح البرتغال اكسبو 2020 دبي

The Portugal Pavilion has officially launched its “Home & Design” exhibition at Expo 2020 Dubai. Portugal Pavilion will host companies and Associations from the Home Cluster, which will participate in the World Expo through conferences and exhibitions of Portuguese furniture, design pieces and decorative objects. The first conference took place this Thursday, in the pavilion’s amphitheater, and addressed the theme “The importance of traditional techniques”, with the participation of two Portuguese designers – Alda Tomás, designer at Vista Alegre, and Artur Soares, interior designer and founder of Designer’s Mint Studio.…

From contactless flying to sustainable mobility: Expo’s Travel and Connectivity Week touches key themes as finale nears

From contactless flying to sustainable mobility: Expo’s Travel and Connectivity Week touches key themes as finale nears

DUBAI, 14 January 2022 – Sustainable tourism, contactless flying, digital connectivity strategies and Expo-backed innovators transforming lives have all been headline themes across Travel and Connectivity Week, Expo 2020 Dubai’s latest Theme Week, which wraps up this coming Saturday (15 January). From Sunday (9 January), the Theme Week – the latest in a series of 10 throughout Expo’s 182-day run – has convened leading industry figures, innovators and policymakers around digitalisation and connectivity as a universal human right and force for good in a changed world. National connectivity strategies defined conversations…