World Expo 2025― Participation in the General Assembly of BIE2017/11/30
Mr. Masayoshi Matsumoto, Chairman of Kankeiren, participated in the 162nd General Assembly of Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) held on November 15th 2017, as a representative of 2025 Japan World Expo Committee.
Each candidate country of World Expo 2025, Japan, France, Russia and Azerbaijan, presented their bid projects.
Japan emphasized that holding the World Expo in Japan would contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations, by presenting several activities such as of Poly-Glu Social Business CO., LTD, a company introducing advanced technology for improving water quality in developing countries. Under the theme of "Designing Future Society for Our Lives", proposed location of Expo 2025 OSAKA-KANSAI/JAPAN is Yumeshima Island, an artificial island in Osaka Bay.
The host country of 2025 World Expo will be chosen at the General Assembly in November 2018.