The Closing Ceremony will be a celebration of the successes of the Expo. Eminent leaders in South-South and triangular cooperation, including government officials, heads of United Nations entities and intergovernmental organizations and other prominent Southern leaders, will share their impressions of the Expo and their future commitments to South-South and triangular cooperation.

The Closing Ceremony will also feature the presentation of awards for leadership and partnerships related to the GSSD Expo 2017.