Bureau of International Expositions

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Bureau of International Expositions

The governing body for World Expos. It organizes these expositions every five years as well as periodic, specialized expositions. These expositions are attended by tens of millions of people each time they are held. It was established in Paris in 1928.
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From its inception, the Bureau International des Expositions has recognised the need to differentiate between the two following categories of expo:
Dubai on Wednesday became an official World Expo Host City as the 158th general assembly of the Bureau International Des Expositions (BIS) in Paris confirmed the emirate as host city of the next World Exposition in 2020.
The Dubai Ruler also honoured the ministerial delegation headed by UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan who played an integral role in representing the UAE at the General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris, France, where the voting for World Expo 2020 took place.
The voting took place in Paris, France at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) conference centre where representatives of the 165 member states of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) cast their votes to select the winning city.
The Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) is due to meet in Paris on Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of three rounds of voting on Wednesday evening, Dubai time.
On November 27, 2013, the 167 member nations of the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) will vote to decide which of the four candidate cities-Dubai, UAE; Izmir, Turkey; Yekaterinburg, Russia and Sao Paulo, Brazil-will get to host World Expo 2020.
During the four-day visit, the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) contingent, led by Steen Christiansen, chairman of the BIE executive committee, met with the country's government and business leaders and assessed the UAE's ability to host the 25 million expected visitors, of which 70 per cent would come from outside the nation for the first time in World Expo history.
Summary: UAE's bid dossier to be submitted by December 2012 to the Bureau International des Expositions
The Korean city of Yeosu was selected as the host city of the International Exposition in 2012 at the 142nd General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) held in Paris on November 27.
An evaluation mission of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on the project to prepare Expo 2025 will visit Baku in the spring of 2018, Deputy Secretary General of the BIE Dimitri Kerkentzes said in a press conference in Baku on December 12.
Summary: Dubai officially confirmed as Expo 2020 host by Bureau International des Expositions
DUBAI IS ALL set to become an official World Expo Host City after receiving acknowledgement from Bureau International Des Expositions (BIE) in Paris today to stage six-month long exhibition coinciding with the golden jubilee of the UAE in 2020.
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