Expo 2020 Global Media Briefing

 Expo 2020 Global Media Briefing

Expo 2020, following a postponement of one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will take place in Dubai from 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022.

A Global Media Briefing will be held on 1 July 2021 for media organisations to receive an operational overview and important updates on content opportunities, services and facilities for media covering Expo 2020.

The Global Media Briefing, accessible upon registration, will consist of two parts:

  1. A comprehensive presentation on all aspects of media operations at Expo 2020 Dubai. Tune in to Tawassul on the Global Media Briefing page at the following times:

Thursday, 1 July, 2021                 09:00 GMT (13:00 GST)

Thursday, 1 July, 2021                 16:00 GMT (20:00 GST)

  1. A live Zoom question and answer session. The Q&A will commence immediately after the presentations. Attendees are required to RSVP in advance in order to receive login details to participate via a dedicated link.

To participate in the Global Media Briefing you must:

  1. Access Tawassul

Register in advance for access to Tawassul, the Expo 2020 media information system.

RSVP to attend the Global Media Briefing presentation of your choice 

Please RSVP here to receive your access link.

You can also submit questions in advance to the Q&A panel via the RSVP form above.

Notes for journalists:

  1. For 170 years, World Expos have provided a platform to showcase the greatest innovations that have shaped the world we live in today. Expo 2020 is the first World Expo to take place in the Middle East North Africa region.
  2. Ireland is one of over 190 countries taking part in Expo 2020 Dubai. The Department of Foreign Affairs is leading Ireland’s participation in Expo 2020 on behalf of the Government of Ireland.
  3. The Ireland pavilion, designed by the OPW, is fully completed. The overarching theme for our participation in Expo 2020 will be: Island of Inspiration – putting creativity at the centre of human experience in the 21st century. Through our pavilion and programme, we will show how creativity drives human connection and community, on a global as well as a local scale. There will be a focus on Renewal, reflecting our commitment to post-pandemic international solidarity, looking at equitably shared economic recovery, global health and wellbeing, and sustainability. The full details of Ireland’s participation will be announced in the coming months.
  4. The agenda for the Global Media Briefing can be found here.

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