Foreword
After the terror and suffering of World War II, the peoples of the world created the United Nations so that generations to come would have a safe future. While the United Nations improved the lives of millions across the globe, there are still too many who are left behind in a world that is changing every day. We are living in a time of greater insecurity...
Sustainable Development
Achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 is a priority for UN Geneva. The Goals are the Global “to-do list” for making our world safer, fairer and healthier. They focus on poverty, hunger, health and many other issues. To make sure we get there, UN Geneva has come up with initiatives to advance the SDGs...
You(th)
What would you do if you ran UN Geneva? To celebrate Universal Children’s Day, hundreds of teens took over a variety of posts across UN Geneva, learning more about its work. Teens and young adults lined a Wall of Hope with pledges to help reach the Sustainable Development Goals by being the change the world needs...
10 Fun Facts
Ariana Park, which surrounds the Palais des Nations, is the biggest and most prestigious park in Geneva, with 46 hectares overlooking Lake Geneva. Peacocks roam the grounds of UN Geneva. Many were donated by a zoo in Japan in 1997, while others were sent as gifts from...
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