Land of trade and meeting. The Djibouti Pavilion introduces the country as the ‘land of trade and meeting’, a hub for transportation and logistics, and a future leader in technology and economy.
Quick facts – Djibouti:
- Clean, Green Energy. Djibouti plans to consume 100% green energy by 2035.
- Multicultural Society. The languages of Djibouti include Afar, Arabic, Somali and French.
- Six years younger than the UAE. Djibouti gained independence in 1977, six years after the formation of the UAE.
In the Djibouti Pavilion:
- Take a journey through Djibouti’s industrial evolution.
- Experience Djibouti’s rich heritage and culture through handcrafted household objects.
- Explore its ambitions to transform its economy and transition to 100% clean energy.
- Explore Djibouti’s strong sustainable vision for 2035. The country is focusing on sustainability by exploring new sources of energy: wind, turbine, solar, and geothermal.
- The ‘Technology and Innovation’ zone. The Pavilion’s shipping container design reflects Djibouti’s aim to become Africa’s largest logistics centre by 2035. The visitor journey is a logical one, mimicking the maritime efficiency in moving between the narrow streets of a labyrinth layout.
- Connectivity over centuries. The pavilion will offer visitors the opportunity to learn about traditional and contemporary creative solutions to strategic challenges.
- The Djibouti pavilion was first envisioned by students in the National University of Djibouti, and the design has been adapted to their original creative concept.
EXPO 2020 Dubai – Djibouti Pavilion