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Theme weeks addressing global changes

Join an exchange of inspiring new perspectives that tackle the greatest challenges and opportunities of our time, from climate to connectivity, space exploration to the future of human health, and much more.

As part of the Programme for People and Planet,  throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai ten theme weeks will be exploring humanity’s most critical challenges and opportunities through a cultural, social, environmental and economic lens. Join the making of a new world as you engage in conversations around questions that will shape the future of our planet.

Climate & Biodiversity

How do we work together to better manage climate change and protect biodiversity?


How do we safely and productively explore new frontiers?

Urban & Rural Development

How do we live and grow in harmony with our planet?

Tolerance & Inclusivity

How can we foster a greater common understanding to enable more tolerant and inclusive societies?

Knowledge & Learning

How do we harness and challenge our knowledge today to prepare for the future?

Travel & Connectivity

How will we balance the impact of the expansion of our digital world with our physical reality?

Global Goals

What do we need to do together today for a better world in 2030?

Health & Wellness

How can we create a healthy, happy world?

Food, Agriculture & Livelihoods

How do we sustainably grow food to meet future demand?


How will we protect our most precious resource today, for tomorrow?