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    Open day at the Palais Wilson | City of Geneva

    An emblematic visit to the Wilson Palace we September 30, 2023from 10 am to 5 pm for a day filled with fun and interesting activities relating to human rights!

    The headquarters of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights will open its doors to the public to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


    Learn more about the work of the OHCHR

    Different events and stands will offer the public an opportunity to learn more about human rights and the actions of the OHCHR around the world. Knowledge tests, interactive discussions and meetings with experts are all on the program.

    Focus on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Learn more about the Declaration and take part in several related workshops. You can also print your own copy of the Universal Declaration using a replica of the Gutenberg printing press or create a historic magazine cover with the help of a photo booth.

    For children

    With a treasure hunt, a creative workshop with Spanish artist Cristobal Gabarron, a puppet show and a circus workshop, there’ll be plenty to keep children busy too.

    Heritage: the Palais Wilson

    The Palais Wilson was also the first headquarters of the League of Nations. This open day will provide an opportunity to walk around the building and discover its secrets, thanks to an audio tour and a number of historic photos.

    See the full program on the website of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and in the program flyer available for download at the bottom of the page.

    Useful information


    Saturday September 30, from 10 am to 5 pm


    At the Wilson Palacerue des Pâquis 52, 1201 Geneva.

    Mandatory reservation

    Each visitor will be subject to a security check. To visit the Palais Wilson, please reserve in advance and present an ID document at the entrance.

    Getting here

    The Palais Wilson is accessible by public transport:

    • bus 1 and 25, Gautier or Châteaubriant stops
    • tram 15, Butini stop

    Anyone traveling by car is advised to use the public parking spaces nearby:

    • Wilson car park,
    • The Alps car park,
    • The Grand Hotel Fairmont car park,
    • The Novotel Center hotel car park.


    This event is organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights with the support of the City and the Canton of Geneva.

    We acknowledge Source link for the information.



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