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Briefing to Member States on 30 January 2020 on the arrangements to be made during the Strategic Heritage Plan: click here
to access the presentation.
On 27 December 2013, UN Member States decided to allocate the funds for the planning phase of the Strategic Heritage Plan (SHP) of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG). Construction works that started in 2017 are expected to be completed in 2024. (See press release
featured below presents an overview of the SHP project which aims to renovate the facilities at the Palais des Nations in Geneva and to build a new permanent building on the premises. Building code compliance and greater accessibility for persons with disabilities are among the key objectives of the project.
Find out more films
on the Strategic Heritage Plan project.
SHP News letters
Ninth Edition - Fall 2019
-> Conference services in the context of the SHP
Eight Edition - Summer 2019
-> 90 years of the Palais des Nations & Launch of series on the women working on the SHP project
Seventh Edition - Spring 2019
-> Construction news & SHP committed to sustainability
Sixth Edition - Winter 2018-2019
> Catering in the context of the SHP
Fifth Edition - Autumn 2018
-> Launch of the SHP on the UN Secretariat intranet & SHP construction and renovation timeline
Fourth Edition - Summer 2018
-> Construction news & Records and the SHP
Third Edition - Winter 2017-2018
-> Construction and renovation news & Art at the Palais des Nations
Second Edition - Autumn 2017
-> Construction and renovation news & SHP supporting an efficient and effective UN in Geneva
First Edition - Spring 2017
-> Welcome to the first edition of "Info Point" & Construction and renovation news
Objectives, benefits and challenges
Reports of the Secretary-General on the "Strategic Heritage Plan"
Related United Nations General Assembly resolutions
Palais des Nations photo gallery