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UN Geneva is an active knowledge hub for the international community and researchers on multilateralism and international cooperation.

The Organization offers opportunities to exchange knowledge, encourages cooperation, innovation and inspires new ideas through the Library and Archives collections, events, cultural activities, and the Museum.

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General Information

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Monday - Friday
8.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. 

The Library & Archives are closed on weekends and UN Geneva official holidays, as well as during our yearly inventory in late December.

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Library & Archives is open by appointment. Find more information on this page.

Official Holidays for 2021 at the United Nations Office at Geneva are:

1 January
2 April
5 April
13 May
24 May
20 July
2 August
9 September
24 December

Guided Tours


Guided tours of the Library, Archives and the Museum can be organized upon request, including for external visitors and
groups. Visitors can request separate visits of the three services, or any combination of the visits.

Visits can be organized in several languages.


Find the Library & Archives

Library Access Map

The Library & Archives are located inside the United Nations in Geneva, in Building B of the Palais des Nations. 

Visitors must enter through the Pregny Gate.

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