Welcome to The Good Place

News:   Expo Live presents The Good Place Pavilion where events and exhibitions brings people together, inspiring them to join the community of innovators.

Calling its visitors to action The Good Place pavilion aims to create intriguing, inspiring human interaction. The pavilion is one of the special pavilions at Expo 2020 in Dubai, sharing the site with the participating nations country pavilions.

The Good Place pavilion, located in the Opportunity District, aims to not only introduce its visitors to extraordinary innovations by ordinary people, but to inspire visitors to join the community. This follows the direction of the Expo Live initiative as well as the theme of the pavilion; “Innovation can come from anywhere, to everyone”

Designed by Ahmad Abdulrahman Bukhash The Good Place pavilion features mirrors alongside pictures of innovations, visually inspiring those who see themselves in the mirror to tap into their own innovative skills. The pavilion will also serve as an actual place for visitors to meet innovators and engage with them.

Expo Live is a programme initiated by Expo 2020 Dubai, the programme shall; ”fund, accelerate and promote creative solutions that improve lives while preserving our planet,” according to the Expo Live manual. The manual also states the aim for the initiative:  ”Our hope is to engage the international community in seeking collective solutions to global challenges in our subtheme areas of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.”


From desert to forest - Minister for Foreign Affairs saw the result

News:  The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Linde, visited the Forest. It was during her time as the Minister for Trade that Sweden’s Expo journey began in 2017. Last time she was at the pavilion it was only desert.

Nordic piano concert for peace

News:  A peace concert with piano music from the Nordic countries was held at the Swedish pavilion, as part of the “Nordic Piano Music Week” at Expo . “The special thing with visiting Expo 2020 Dubai is that we spread the Nordic music”, says the Swedish pianist John Nalan.

The Green Skeikh visited the pavilion

News:  "The Green Sheikh" of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, entertained visitors at the Swedish pavilion with a talk as part of the series of speaking events during Water Week.

She will be representing UAE in the "Stockholm Junior Water Prize"

News:  Mishal Faraz was the winner of Water Alliance Associatios "RE-NEW Our World Student Water Innovation Challenge 2022". On Thursday she presented her "The Water Bottle Project" at the Swedish pavilion.

Electrical boats invented in Sweden

News:  The Water Week at the Swedish pavilion ha begun. A serious of events is taking place on the Co-creation stage. On Thursday Konrad Bergström, founder of X Shore, who makes hundred percent electrical boats.

Event to raise awareness about importance of forests

News:  “The forestry sector is a sector that can eventually make a huge difference”, says Ismahane Elouafi, Chief Scientist at Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and moderator of the event that took place at the Swedish pavilion on the International Day of Forests.

Join the event on International Day of Forests

News:  The International Day of Forests will be celebrated in the pavilion on March 21. In the video you will hear Fredrik Ingemarson, Moderator of the International Day of Forests, talk about some of the highlights.

Regional meeting for Swedish ambassadors

News:  Swedish Ambassadors to the Middle East region had their regional meeting at the Swedish pavilion. It was an opportunity for them to meet but also visit their second countries pavilions.

Swedish cuisine - check out tutorials and innovations

News:  What do you know about the traditional Swedish cuisine and the new innovative food technology? Find out in the videoclip.