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Minister Brophy opens Mies Van der Rohe EU awards architecture exhibit at Irish pavilion

On 2 November, Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D. opened the Mies van der Rohe architecture exhibition at the Irish pavilion, in partnership with the EU Commission.

This temporary exhibition entitled ‘European Architecture as a Caregiver’ demonstrates Ireland’s engagement at Expo as a member of the European Union and addresses key issues within Urban and Rural Development theme week, which runs from 31 October to 6 November.

The launch at the Irish pavilion on 1 November was attended by Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President of the European Commission for Interinstitutional Relations. The exhibition will be on display at the Irish pavilion during the months of November and December and full information is available on the Expo 2020 website.

Also during his visit to Expo, Minister Brophy visited the Dubai Cares pavilion and met with CEO Tariq al Gurg. Dubai Cares supports young people’s access to education in the developing world.