"From the League of Nations to the United Nations"
The permanent exhibition “From the League of Nations to the United Nations”, invites visitors to interact with its exceptional archives, witnesses to the development of the international system since the early 20th century. Multilateral diplomacy, human rights, refugee protection, and economic and social development are among the themes addressed, from the pioneering work of the League of Nations to today's challenges faced by the United Nations in Geneva.
Entrance of the Museum
Temporary exhibition: OHCHR exhibition 'UDHR70' (October 2018 - March 2019)
In the framework of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the OHCHR Library in partnership with the United Nations Library have put together a collection of materials and historical artefacts on this milestone document.
“UDHR70” exhibition takes visitors through the UDHR adoption history, featuring original drafting documents from UNOG Archives. Furthermore, it celebrate the Declaration by showcasing selected materials from the UDHR Permanent Exhibit such as anniversary publications of the UDHR, stamps, posters, etc.
Finally, the exhibition highlights the fact that the Declaration is the most translated document in the world. This section will include selected translations of the Declaration in various languages from the UDHR Permanent Exhibit, the UDHR in braille or the recent stamp issued by the UN Postal Service on the occasion of the 500th translation of the UDHR.
Visitors can enjoy the exhibition from October 2018 until March 2019.
- UN Museum Geneva, Building B, Palais des Nations 8-14, Avenue de la Paix, Geneva (access through the Pregny Portal Visitors entrance.
- Free entrance; guided tours are upon request only.
- Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
- The UN Museum Geneva is open to everyone who has access to the Palais.