The World Expo 2020 Dubai starts on October 1, 2021 and will continue up to March 31, 2022. With less than 2 months remaining, excitement and anticipation are at an all-time high. The expo theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” will bring together 191 countries as they bring forth innovation and deal with all the pressing matters of the world. For these purposes, this year you can expect themed weeks in the Dubai Expo to deal with all the pressing matters in the world. 

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Themed Weeks in World Expo 2020 Dubai

The biggest attraction of the Dubai Expo is its themed weeks. 6 months of the World Expo have been divided to entertain and educate the visitors with 10 different themes weeks. These will be based on humanity’s most crucial and pressing matters and challenges. The themed weeks in the Dubai Expo will explore all aspects of humanity through a social, cultural, economic and environmental lens. To engage in the most pressing conversations that will connect minds and in turn shape the future.

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Climate and Diversity

climate and diversity themed weeks in the Dubai Expo

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Date: 3-9 October 2021

The Expo 2020 will invite renowned international experts and leaders in the Climate and diversity week. Moreover, Climate and Diversity is the first themed week in the Dubai Expo and will take the audiences on a virtual journey to urge major decisions and actions on climate change and diversity preservation.

The Climate and Diversity week will bring members of the Expo family, participating nations, and the general public together in an engaging conversation of climate and diversity. Furthermore, the week will feature keynote remarks by Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau. Also, the AE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World will be saying a few words in the Climate and Diversity week. 

Moreover, notable guests will participate in the panel discussions. Some of them are:

  • Sir Tim Smit KBE, Co-Founder of the Eden Project
  • Paula J. Ehrlich, President and CEO of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

The first of the themed weeks in the Dubai expo is all for the climate and the world. So come forth and engage in the commitment to resolve some of the world’s most pressing matters. 

Space-Themed Week in the Dubai Expo

space week

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Date: 3-9 October 2021

The second themed week in the Dubai Expo will probe the benefits and solutions to the challenges of exploring beyond our planet’s orbit. The digital event will be held on the 5th and 6th of October. Overall this themed week will highlight some of the latest innovations in space and research. Furthermore, the topic of women in space in the UAE space landscape will also be a major highlight. 

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau will open the event. This will be a series of exciting conversations and discussions on space advancement and technology development. 

Like the Climate and Diversity week, the space week will also feature notable speakers and guests. Some of them are:

  • Her Excellency Sarah Al Amiri, UAE Minister of State for Advanced Technology, Chairwoman of the UAE Space Agency, and science lead for the Emirates Mars Mission
  • James L. Green, Chief Scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Space enthusiasts are in for a ride in the space week of the world expo Dubai. Get perspective and learn more as you be a part of the themed weeks in the Dubai Expo.

Urban and Rural Development Week of The World Expo 2020

Urban and Rural development themed weeks in the dubai expo

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Date: 31 October- 6 November 2022 

The Urban and Rural Development week will aim to find out how to live and develop in harmony with the planet. This themed week will touch all aspects of urbanism in the form of innovative transport, housing, renewable energy, habitats of the future, and more. 

70% of the world population can be expected to move to cities by 2050. Furthermore, more than a billion people are already living in informal settlements. Moreover, themed week in the Dubai Expo will seek to rethink the way in which habitats are designed. 

Some of the highlights of the Urban and Rural development week include: 

  • World Majlis: Made for People – Making Liveable & Loveable Public Spaces
  • UN-Habitat Spotlight – No Limits: Solutions for Last Mile Services in Slums & Informal Settlements

The themed weeks of the Dubai Expo have a number of notable key speakers who will address and join the discussions. The key speakers of the Urban and Rural development week include:

  • HE Reem Al Hashimy, Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau. UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation
  • Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat
  • Helmut von Struve, CEO, Siemens UAE & Middle East

Explore possibilities and widen your horizons in these themed weeks aimed at creating awareness and coming up with solutions for the most pressing matters of the world.

Tolerance and Inclusivity

Tolerance and Inclusivty week of the world expo

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Date: 14- 20 November 2021

The Tolerance and Inclusivity week of the World Expo Dubai is here to foster a greater understanding of more inclusive societies. This themed week of the Dubai Expo will put a spotlight on various perspectives. So get ready to explore multiculturalism, co-existence and interfaith understanding, and more in the Dubai Expo. The World Expo Dubai will be a power package offering fun and information at the same time. Nevertheless, the World Expo Dubai is a must-visit for you and your family.

Here are some highlights of the Tolerance and Inclusivity week of the World Expo Dubai.

  • World Majlis | Business Unusual
  • Accessibility Spotlight: The Value of Difference

Moreover, the notable speakers and guests for the event include: 

  • HE Reem Al Hashimy, Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau. UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation
  • Caroline Casey, Accessibility and inclusion activist, and Founder of The Valuable 500
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    Caroline Casey, Accessibility and inclusion activist, and Founder of The Valuable 500

Don’t miss out on these discussions and conversations of renowned policymakers and leaders! 

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Knowledge & Learning Week in the Dubai Expo 2020

Knowledge and learning week of the World expo

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Date: 12- 18 December 2021

The Knowledge and Learning Week of Dubai will deal with students and educators. Furthermore, you can learn about the breakthroughs in education and the most important aspects of learning. Education, skills, and work must keep evolving in the face of new challenges! To foster knowledge and the evolving learning processes. 

Here are some highlights from the Knowledge and Learning week.

Rewiring Education: How We Learn

World Majlis | Mind the Gap

Also, the key speakers of the week will give some great keynote speeches and addresses for the audience. Here are some of the keynote speakers of the week:

  • HE Reem Al Hashimy, Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau and UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation
  • HE Dr. Tariq Al Gurg, CEO & Member of the Board of Directors, Dubai Cares
  •  HE Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education

Themed weeks of the Dubai Expo aim to harness and challenge the best of humanity. So, get in touch with the world and learn more in every field. 

Travel & Connectivity Week of Expo 2020

Travel and Connectivity

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Date: 9- 15 January 2022

The Travel and Connectivity Week of Expo 2020 is the place to learn the digital connectivities of the future. Furthermore, you get to hear from leading innovators and policymakers. Also, get to know about the future of digitalization and connectivity. Everyone has the basic need of connecting with each other. Moreover, this is the basis of a healthy society. In all this week is a crucial aspect of healthy human relations and is a very important topic that will be addressed at the Dubai Expo.

Here are the highlights you can expect: 

  • Thrive Together | Digital Solutions & Services in the New Reality of COVID-19
  • World Majlis | In Tech We Trust? Understanding & Trusting New Technology

Some of the speakers and guests in the event are as follows.

  • Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation. Director-General, Expo 2020 Dubai
  • Sir Timothy (Tim) Clark, KBE. President, Emirates Airline
  • Eng. Hatem Dowidar. Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Group
 

So here is the perfect opportunity for you to learn and understand more. Nevertheless, this is an opportunity that you cannot miss. 

Global Goals: Themed Weeks in the Dubai Expo 

Global Goals

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Date: 16- 22 January 2022

The Global goal of the World Expo is to take collective action towards a better world. This is an opportunity to hear from leaders and advocates. Furthermore, this is held in association with the United States. Moreover, the Global Goals will take each and every person everywhere to make this a reality. So, now that you have the chance, make sure you do your part and work to the betterment of the world.  

Here are some of the highlights of the event. 

  • World Majlis | Team 8 Billion: Engineering Opportunity for All
  • Global Goals in Action: Solutions by Agents of Change

The keynote speakers in the World Expo Global Goals week are as follows: 

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy.

  • UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Expo 2020 Dubai
  • His Excellency Abdulla Nasser Lootah. Director-General of The Prime Minister’s Office. Vice-Chair of the UAE National Committee on the SDGs
  • Richard Curtis. Writer, Director and SDG Advocate.

Do you’re part in fulfilling the Global Goals and learn more!

Health & Wellness Week of the Dubai Expo

Health and Wellness

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Date: 27 January- 2 February 2022

The Health and Wellness week of the World Expo 2020 is the perfect opportunity to learn about health and physical wellness. Furthermore, you get to understand community-led health delivery, innovations, and opportunities in telemedicine. Moreover, discover the latest technologies that are rapidly transforming the way communities address global health concerns.

Here are some of the highlights of the event.

  • In Conversation with the Women’s Pavilion: Women on the Frontlines of Health
  • World Majlis | The Pursuit of Happiness: Building healthier and happier communities in a post-COVID era

The keynote speakers present are:

  • Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimy. UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Expo 2020 Dubai
  • Professor Shekhar Saxena. The practice of Global Mental Health, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
  • Dr. Reem Al Gurg. Director Strategy and Institutional Excellence. Assistant professor of Health Policy, Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences, UAE

Good health standards are one of the most important aspects of a growing community. So go ahead and soak up all the knowledge you can in the themed weeks of the Dubai Expo.

Food, Agriculture and livelihoods

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Date: 17 – 23 February 2022

The Food, Agriculture and Livelihoods week is the next in the series of the 10 themed weeks of the Dubai Expo. This is the perfect time to learn about solutions to food and nutrition. You get to learn from chefs, policymakers as well as influencers! Also, explore how we can feed a population without harming the environment. 

Here are some of the highlights.

  • Leave No One Behind | From Farm to Fork: Building Resilient Food Systems.
  • Build Bridges | Good Food for All.

Furthermore, the keynote speakers of the event are as follows. 

  • Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy. UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation. Director-General, Expo 2020 Dubai.
  • Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri. UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security.
  • Eugene Willemsen. Chief Executive Officer – PepsiCo Africa, Middle East, South Asia.

Learn more and have fun at the same time. The World Expo Dubai is an event you definitely should not miss. 

Water: themed weeks in the Dubai expo

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Date: 20 – 26 March 2022

Water is the last of the themed weeks of the Dubai Expo. Take this opportunity and be inspired to conserve and save. Moreover, you get the chance to hear from leaders and advocates. Join in and explore how to sustain water and ensure good, clean and adequate water for all. 

Here are some highlights you can expect.

  • World Majlis | Fragile Waters.
  • Water is Life: Managing & Protecting Our Water for the Health, Wealth & Happiness of Future Generations.

The speakers at the event are as follows. 

  • Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy. UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation. Director-General, Expo 2020 Dubai
  • Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri. UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security.
  • His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. Head of State, Principality of Monaco.
     

The themed weeks of the Dubai Expo 2020 are the perfect opportunity for you to branch out and learn. Learn everything about the World Expo. Furthermore, explore the Falcon pavilion of the UAE and enjoy some great cuisines from all over the world.

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