Expo 2020 Dubai – “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”
Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and has been envisioned to be a festival of imagination and innovation with a transformative impact on humanity, the planet and the UAE as a nation. The Expo, which will run from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021, has been themed “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,” which represents the potential of what can be achieved when meaningful collaborations and partnerships are forged. This main theme is supported by (3) main subthemes: Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability, and these are indicated to be the timeless drivers of progress that continue to inspire people, organizations, and nations in their endeavours to create a better future. The three sub themes will be interpreted through the lenses of Innovation, Inclusion and Understanding.
The theme recognizes that today’s challenges are far too complex to be solved in isolation, and that the creation of sustainable solutions to global problems demands readiness to reach out across geographies, institutional boundaries, industry clusters, cultures, and disciplines. Thus, the Organisers envisage Expo 2020 Dubai to be a celebration of how much humanity can accomplish by joining hands to solve common challenges. Participants, which include Zimbabwe, have been encouraged to translate the theme into an authentic portfolio of stories and perspectives that highlight the interconnections between sub-themes in a way that engages visitors of all ages
Zimbabwe at Expo 2020 Dubai
Zimbabwe is an Official Participant at the Expo, under the Assisted Programme developed by the UAE to support eligible developing nations, lower and middle-income countries. As part of the Assisted Programme, Zimbabwe has been allocated a fully fitted pavilion, built in the Opportunity Thematic Districts for Higher visibility. In addition, Zimbabwe will also have a Retail Store and a Kiosk at the Word Market section. These retail outlets will be stocked with proudly Zimbabwean products, from across the whole country and the Top Brands from Zimbabwe’s manufacturing Industry.
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