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«Expo-2020» in Dubai- Media Zone - for the global advancement of the SDGs

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«Expo-2020» in Dubai- Media Zone - for the global advancement of the SDGs

The international exhibition in Dubai, held under the motto "Connecting minds, creating the future", is open to the public from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. From 15 to 22 January, the exhibition hosts a week of sustainable development goals (SDGs). Through the unifying power of the UN and the versatility of its work, the programs and projects of the UN featured at the exhibition bring to the fore the ideas and experiences that unite us. Special events aim to engage visitors in active action to achieve the SDGs by 2030 for the sake of the prosperity of people and the planet, reports the UN News Center.

The SDG Media Zone at the Dubai Expo will take place from 15 – 20 January 2022. Hosted by the United Nations and in collaboration with the PVBLIC Foundation and media partners, the SDG Media Zone aims to take the conversation on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals out of the policy sphere and into the public discourse.

Through a live format of interviews and panel discussions, the SDG Media Zone brings together UN principals, influencers, and industry leaders to talk about innovative solutions and initiatives that address global challenges, such as inequalities, climate change and gender disparity.

It worthy to note that pavilion of Turkmenistan in the Expo 2020 Dubai is located in the “Mobility” zone. The pavilion of Turkmenistan, located in the “Mobility” zone, is one of the hallmark pavilions of Expo 2020 in Dubai, it operates under the motto "Journey to Culture with Akhal-Teke Horses". A sculptural composition of five Akhal-Teke horses is installed in front of the entrance to the pavilion. The pavilion building itself has the shape of a sail, and the ribbed reefs on it symbolize dunes.

The opening ceremony of the National Day of Turkmenistan was held on October 9, 2021 at the World Expo in Dubai with the participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The celebration took place in Al Wasl Square to the sound of the anthems of the two countries - the UAE and Turkmenistan, in the presence of Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and CEO of Expo 2020 Dubai.

As part of the working visit of President Berdimuhamedov to the UAE, summit meetings were held and bilateral documents were signed.

The Dubai World Expo will run until the end of March 2022. For EXPO-2020 in Dubai, a complex worth about 7 billion US dollars was built. More than 190 countries, various organizations and foundations take part in the exposition under the slogan "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future". Over 182 days of its work, about 25 million visitors are expected.