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The Japan Association for 2025 World Exposition, organizer of the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo, announced the event's "Theme Weeks" on June 2. Events held each week throughout the event period will explore solutions to global-scale social issues.
Official participants, the government, local governments, exhibiting companies, and others will engage with the eight themes based on the "Designing Future Society for Our Lives" overall theme. Video footage of related programs will be preserved as part of the Expo's legacy.
Theme Weeks Embrace the SDGs
Theme weeks at World Expos are designed to take full advantage of the multi-week event that brings in people from around the world. They were also adopted at the Dubai World Expo, which ran through March 2022 in the United Arab Emirates.
The Osaka-Kansai Expo will feature eight themes. These come under the umbrella of the event's overall theme of "Designing Future Society for Our Lives." All themes embrace the event's objective to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Author: Kohei Inoue