New Zealand reveals theme for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion

Published on June 1, 2021

The principles behind the theme Care for People and Place will help the country ‘unlock significant economic advantages to leverage at Expo 2020’

New Zealand revealed on Tuesday, through a new video trailer, the guiding theme for its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion, four months ahead of the mega event.

The theme Care for People and Place – inspired by the indigenous environmental ethos of kaitiakitanga, the understanding that humans and nature are inextricably connected – will guide all the engagement, activities, and events undertaken by New Zealand at Expo 2020.

“As an inclusive and multicultural society, New Zealand takes a long-term, multi-generational view to both social and environmental issues, some of which can be seen in the video footage,” said Clayton Kimpton, New Zealand’s Commissioner-General to Expo 2020 Dubai.

“Our pavilion experience at Expo 2020 will demonstrate how we apply Care for People and Place to all facets of life, particularly when it comes to business, social inclusion, women’s empowerment, youth development, food production, and agriculture, our primary export sector. We believe this approach is helping to unlock a significant economic advantage for New Zealand to leverage at Expo 2020,” he continued.

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