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United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)

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United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)
Address: 
Palais des Nations
Avenue de la Paix 8-14
Genève 1211
Switzerland
Organization type: 
United Nations System

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General at Geneva. A focal point for multilateral diplomacy, UNOG services more than 8,000 meetings every year, making it one of the busiest conference centres in the world. Providing key infrastructure and support, UNOG contributes significantly to the Organization’s 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. With more than 1,500 staff representing 111 nationalities, UNOG is the biggest department of the United Nations Secretariat outside of headquarters in New York.