Ireland has confirmed its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai and is expected to promote its focus on innovation to a global audience.
Expo 2020 Dubai has launched the Sustainability Champions programme for all schools across the UAE.
Emirates has unveiled the first aircraft in its fleet with a new livery dedicated to Expo 2020 Dubai.
Accenture has been appointed as the new digital services partner and systems integrator of Expo 2020 Dubai, where it will facilitate unprecedented connectivity throughout the show.
Nshama, a UAE-based private developer, has recently launched its latest affordable apartments within its Town Square development for middle income families, located near the project’s central Town Square Park.
At the first session at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Global Stage, titled Expo 2020 Dubai: The Legacy, the post-event strategy of re-developing the site to support a diversified and sustainable tourism industry was revealed.
Expo 2020 Dubai reinforced its commitment to promoting cultural exchange towards positive social development at the CultureSummit 2017.
Expo 2020 Dubai has announced its first international premier partner, a global software solutions provider SAP, that will co-innovate on real-time technology platforms to facilitate the event' s cutting-edge technology experience.
SAP is expected to run more than 20 real-time solutions with a potential to enable organisers and exhibitors to identify visitors' trends and preferences and to help participants with smart navigation to their preferred pavilions.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman, higher committee, Expo 2020 Dubai, said, "We are building a tremendous base of technology enablers that collectively provide thoughtful, connected experiences.
SAP has a long track record of providing trusted, best-in-class enterprise solutions that are essential to the planning and operations of Expo 2020 Dubai."
Expo 2020 Dubai will award 47 construction contracts worth AED11 billion (USD3 billion) this year as preparations for the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia continue to gather pace.