Dubai Expo 2020
February 2019 Update

An Invitation to Become an Official Provider to the Australia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

As you will be aware from our previous correspondence, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is hosting the 2020 World Expo in Dubai from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021. The weekly schedule that lists key events, themes and associated trade fairs will be available later this year.

In support of this, the Australian Government through DFAT, has committed to build an engaging Australian Pavilion which will host a targeted business program including trade and investment promotions, and a program of contemporary arts and culture.

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AACCI TRADE MISSION 1-20 APRIL 2019

The Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry (aka AACCI) invites expression of interest to participate in our upcoming Trade Mission to MENA 2019. AACCI Trade Mission 2019 will give you high level networking events, B2B meetings relevant to your project, and access to the sort of insights your research at home can never provide.

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Kahlil Gibran exhibition launches in Melbourne

I am alive like you, and I am standing beside you

Kahlil Gibran

Even in death, Arab poet Kahlil Gibran’s epitaph, written next to his grave, brings a timeless sense of life and beauty to all who have been touched by his works.

Half a world away and over eight decades after his death, the moment you walk into The Garden of the Prophet exhibition, Gibran immediately comes to life with his resounding words, reminding the observer that even in death, the Arab poet remains alive, speaking directly to his visitor.

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EXPO 2020 DUBAI

The Government of the UAE are hosting the 2020 World Expo in Dubai from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021. The event coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and will be the first World Expo to take place in the Middle East, North Africa, or South Asia.In support of this, the Australian Government through DFAT has committed $65 million to build the Australian Pavilion to showcase Australia, our culture, diplomatic meetings, our products and our business to business engagement.

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AUSTRALIAN FOREIGN POLICY, THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

An insight into regional relations and supplement to the 2017 Australian foreign policy white paper

University of Melbourne International Relations Masters intern Stephen Di Lorenzo has just completed his 12 week program with AACCI and has submitted a research report, ‘Australian Foreign Policy and the MENA Internship Report’.

Stephen joined us in July as a part of his Masters Degree in International Relations. He was appointed as an intern for a 12 week intensive research program based in Melbourne. His research focus was to identify key opportunities, challenges and related factors specific to trade and investment relations with the MENA region. The research paper is aimed at value adding to the existing Federal Government’s Foreign Policy White Paper.

To read Stephen’s research paper submission, click here.

For more information on research intensive internships with AACCI please contact:

Jessica Swann
National Secretariat
Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry
E. secretariat@austarab.com.au

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