Photo: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter/Studio Adrien Gardère/Luigi Pardo Architetti

Expo 2020 Dubai
1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022

Co-creation for innovation

Photo: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter/Studio Adrien Gardère/Luigi Pardo Architetti

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  • State Secretary Krister Nilsson visit Expo 2020 Dubai

    Between 18-22 October, State Secretary Krister Nilsson visited Expo 2020 Dubai. This was the first visit from Swedish political leadership. It was a great opportunity for State Secretary Nilsson to have bilateral meetings with ministers from UAE, Egypt, Malaysia and Brazil to mention a few. State Secretary Nilsson was eight minutes live on CNN, in an interview with reporter Becky Anderson on how Sweden takes the lead in the green transition through exports.

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  • Commissioner General Jan Thesleff

    In January 2021, the Swedish Ambassador, Jan Thesleff, assumed the role of the Commissioner General of the Swedish Expo 2020 participation. In April he moved to Dubai to interact with companies and in the building process of The Sweden Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai.

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  • The unique Sweden Pavilion “The Forest”

    The Swedish Pavilion, The Forest, is sustainable both in and out. When you visit the Swedish pavilion “The Forest”, you will be stepping into a Swedish forest, surrounded by actual tree trunks and a forest-like atmosphere. Among the trees, a highlight is the co-creation stage which will be the heart of our public exhibition. We will invite the public, the business community, academia, organizations and local authorities to jointly shape and drive innovation through co-creation.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Expo 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Expo 2020 is postponed by one year and will now be open from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Once Expo 2020 opens in October 2021, it will serve as a catalyst to bring the world back together to restart the global economy. The Swedish Expo 2020 Committee is looking forward to embarking on this slightly adjusted journey with all esteemed collaborative partners.

For more information, please read our FAQ here!