The United Nations Office at Geneva is the most active international conference centre throughout the world and the most important after the New York headquarters.
It hosts numerous UN bodies in the field of the promotion of the respect of human rights, humanitarian assistance, disarmament, economy and development, science and technology.
The Palais des Nations was built between 1929 and 1936 overlooking Lake Geneva with stunning views of the French Alps. It has served as the home of the United Nations Office at Geneva since 1946. It was extended in 1973 with the addition of a new wing, so the now complex boasts 34 conference rooms and 2,800 offices. Tours are available of the complex and are regarded as a must see attraction in Geneva.
Le Richemond is a top 5 star hotel 2.5km from Palais des Nations in Geneva.