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Practical Information for Delegates

Palais des Nations


Entering the Palais des Nations

To attend UNECE meetings at the Palais des Nations, you must register in advance online on the relevant conference/meeting's webpage.  For Long Duration badges, please contact the secretariat of the meeting. 

Please see UN Geneva guidance on accessing the Palais des Nations (including security information, maps, information on transportation):  


During extensive renovation works in the Palais, the Pregny Pavillion building will be closed to pedestrians from 5 September 2022 until the end of May 2023. Please note, however, that pedestrian entry and exit via the turnstiles as well as vehicle access and exit via the Pregny gate will remain operational.  

During the entire renovation period, please take note of the temporary location to obtain access badges to the Palais des Nations for conference participants:  

Villa Les Feuillantines 

Avenue de la Paix 13 

1211 Genève 10 


from 8 a.m. to 4.45 p.m. 

Following issuance of a badge, access to the Palais des Nations will be through the Peace Gate “bis”, a new temporary access screening point. 

Air quality index for Geneva 

Under the UNECE Air Convention, Governments cooperate to improve air quality for a better environment and human health.
Find out about the current air quality in Geneva.