EXPO 2005, the
first world exposition to be held in Asia in the twenty-first century
intented to add an Asian perspective to the concept of environmental
preservation under the thema "nature's wisdom". The EXPO 2005 was held
within the framework of the International Bureau of Expositions
(BIE), whose member nations will form the core of participants. Many
nonmember nations, international organizations, non-governmental
organizations and private-sector participants collaborated.