An official website of the United States Government Here's how you know

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Liz Allen will visit Paris June 20-21 in support of the Department’s historic efforts to bring the World’s Fair back to the United States for the first time in almost 40 years.

On June 20, Under Secretary Allen will engage a range of media to make a closing case for Minnesota to host the 2027 Specialized World Expo.  On June 21, she will lead the Department’s delegation to the Bureau International des Expositions’ General Assembly meeting for the vote.  While in Paris, Under Secretary Allen also will meet with Mission France leadership and public diplomacy teams.

With the theme of “Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Wellness and Wellbeing for All,” the proposed U.S. Expo in Minnesota offers the world an unrivaled chance to convene critical conversations around global health and sustainability, and to expand economic opportunities for all.

For more information on the trip, follow along at @UnderSecPD.  For more information on the United States’ bid for Expo 2027, visit .

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future