United Nations Office at Geneva
Providing key infrastructure and support, the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) contributes significantly to the United Nations' efforts to maintain international peace and security, to advance disarmament, to protect and promote human rights, to eradicate poverty, to implement sustainable development practices and to provide fast, effective humanitarian relief in emergencies – to mention just a few of the tasks. A large number of dignitaries and high-level delegations come to UN Geneva every year to participate in bilateral exchanges, intergovernmental meetings, conferences and other events, making it a centre for information sharing and exchange.
Housed at the Palais des Nations, the United Nations Office at Geneva serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General at Geneva. A focal point for multilateral diplomacy, UN Geneva services more than 8,000 meetings every year, making it one of the busiest conference centres in the world. With more than 1,600 staff, it is the biggest duty stations outside of United Nations headquarters in New York.
Together, we strive to strengthen our contribution towards realizing the vision of the United Nations for a more stable, secure and prosperous world for all.
The Charter of the United Nations is available at: http://www.un.org/en/documents/charter/
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