(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 25 - The European Union and the United
Nations were celebrated at Expo Dubai 2020 this weekend with a
series of shows, discussion forums and institutional meetings,
as well as classical music concerts and dance events.
"It is more important than ever now to encourage mutual collaboration. Working together we can create opportunities for all," said the UN's deputy secretary-general, Amina J Mohammed, on Expo's UN Day.
Margaritis Schinas, vice president of the European Commission, said on EU Day: "We are happy that all 27 EU member States have taken part in Expo in a significant way . "This is a sign that humanity is returning to normal.
"Expo is a fantastic platform and the European Union, together with the United Arab Emirates and all the Gulf region, have common challenges to tackle together," Schinas went on.
The National Days are occasions Expo creates to celebrate each of the more than 190 countries, plus organizations, that are taking part in the event. (ANSA).