Pressing challenges from around the world, including climate change, poverty, inequality and environmental degradation, will be examined by Expo 2020 in Dubai.
As the launch nears, a programme of events is being composed that aims to bring the world together in a spirit of optimism for the future.
With hundreds of participants and millions of visitors, Expo 2020 will be a showcase of human achievement, and wants to inspire ordinary people to believe in our ability to solve these major issues.
Expo 2020 programming dedicated to addressing these issues was unveiled in a keynote speech by Reem Al Hashimy, director general of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau.
Al Hashimy said: “Expo 2020 Dubai is our chance to bring the world together in a spirit of optimism for the future.
“Globally, we face a number of major challenges.
“We must resolve them by coming together to share ideas and commit to take action.
“Our programming at Expo 2020 aims to illuminate the role of individuals, governments, companies and organisations to collectively work to solve some of our biggest challenges.
“We are sharing our ambition and optimism with the world, and are calling for people to come together to discuss and address global issues, such as sustainability and…