Corona virus: Switzerland set to take part in 2021 Olympic Games and Dubai World Expo

Bern, 29.04.2020 - Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of global events are being postponed – including the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo and Expo 2020 in Dubai. The Federal Council has confirmed that Switzerland will be showcasing itself at both major events which will now be held in 2021. It also emphasized the importance of such events in terms of economic recovery for the international markets. The International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and the responsible authorities in Japan have decided to hold the Olympic...

Dubai Expo 2020: BIE’s executive committee agrees to propose one-year delay

The Executive Committee of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) has agreed to propose the postponement of Expo 2020 Dubai to the proposed dates of October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. However, changing the dates of an Expo requires the support of a two-thirds majority of Member States of the BIE under Article 28 of the Paris Convention of 1928. Therefore, the General Assembly will now be called upon to vote on the Executive Committee's recommendation. Voting will be carried out remotely between on April 24 and May 29....
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