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The Human Rights Council will hold its 41st regular session at @ungeneva from 24 June to 12 July. The Council will examine more than 100 reports 📑 on a wide range of issues. ✔Watch live 💻: webtv.un.org ✔More info ➡️ is.gd/1aiQjJ #humanrights #Geneva #HRC41 . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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Climate-conscious food can also be delicious 😋 We are teaming up with chefs 👨‍🍳👩🏾‍🍳 from around the world 🌎🌍🌏 for the @unitednations #ActNow food challenge 🍆🍊🍅 and asking ➡️ YOU to join us & share sustainable food recipes by posting a photo or a video using #ActNow! More info ▶️un.org/actnow #ClimateAction #OurPlanet #sustainability #healthyfood #health #foodchallenge 📷 UN Photo

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Our colleagues from the @ungeneva Library have now scanned 5 million (FIVE MILLION!) pages of archive materials from the times of the League of Nations, part of the ongoing digitization project. 📚📖📃📄 Ten more million to go. Bravo & good luck! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #Multilateralism100 #library #archives #Geneva #history #posterity . 📷 UN Library Photo

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Last month, our Secretary-General @antonioguterres visited #Tuvalu, where he witnessed first-hand the devastating impact of the global #climate emergency: rising seas disrupting the lives of families, affecting their livelihoods and forcing them to leave their homes. It is a sign of what can happen to the entire 🌍. We need urgent #ClimateAction to save Tuvalu and save the world. 📷 Regram: @cgregoryphoto for @time

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This week and next, @ungeneva is hosting the Centenary Session of the International Labour Conference, the high point of a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the #ILO. The Conference brings together high-level visitors, working groups, and more than 5,000 delegates from around the world discussing the #futureofwork. #Multilateralism100 . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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As the high-level segment of the International Labour Conference brings dozens of heads of state and government to @ungeneva this week, we share some #behindthescenes images of preparations for the #ILO100 events. @iloinfo . UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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World Environment Day was yesterday. 🌿 But the fight for our planet continues today and every day. 🌿 "Tax pollution, not people. Stop subsidizing fossil fuels. Stop building new coal plants." - UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres . . . 📸: UN Photo/G. P. Beaulière . . . . . . . . . . . #ClimateAction #GlobalGoals #BeatAirPollution #worldenvironmentday #cleanenergy #multilateralism #geneva #fossilfuels #greenenergy

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Happy #WorldBicycleDay! Investing in pedestrians and cyclists can save lives, help protect the environment and support poverty reduction. Quite a few of our colleagues here in Geneva cycle to work. Do you? . . . . . . . . . . . . . #sustainability #bike #bikelife #cycling #sport #health #un #environment #climatechange #poverty #sdgs #geneva #switzerland #multilateralism

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Every FOUR SECONDS someone dies because of smoking. 🚬⚰ On the #WorldNoTobaccoDay, we are offering free sessions to staff who want to quit #smoking, lectures, & we're further restricting places where one can smoke around the @ungeneva premises. Don't let cigarettes take your breath away! #SmokeFree #NoSmoking #NoTobacco #QuitToday

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One hundred years. One hundred years ago, the world witnessed a birth of the first modern multilateral organization - League of Nations (Societé des Nations). This year we are celebrating one century of multilateralism and many positive legacies of the League. #multilateralism100 #leagueofnations #Geneva #Genève . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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Hundreds of former peacekeepers, diplomats, UN staff and school children assembled at @ungeneva today to pay respect to more than 3,800 fallen #peacekeepers and 100,000 military, police and civilian peacekeepers who are currently serving in 14 missions around the world. #PKDay #ProtectingPeace . 📷 UN Photo/Gaetan Beauliere

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The Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room at @ungeneva features a prominent ceiling creation by the Spanish artist Miguel Barceló. Tomorrow a unique artificial intelligence #AI cultural event will take place in this spectacular setting. More info & registration ➡️ reg.unog.ch/event/29877 #AIforGood . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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Did you know❓ This year we are marking 100 years of modern #multilateralism - 100 years since the establishment of the League of Nations. Our @ungeneva library has the League's original covenant and many more cool documents on display 📃📖📑! #Multilateralism100 #history #Geneva #library #LeagueOfNations . 📷 UN Photo/Iryna Turtaieva

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The “Broken Chair” has become a symbol of the Place des Nations and International #Geneva over the years. It highlights the danger of anti-personnel #landmines, which are prohibited under the 1997 Ottawa Convention. . 📷UN Photo/Yanis Boulekrouche

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Queen Letizia of #Spain visited @ungeneva today, where thousands of delegates are gathered for the 72nd World Health Assembly discussing a broad range of issues, including #HealthForAll. @reinaletiziaofficial #WHA72 #health . 📷 UN Photo/Enkelejda Aliu

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Did you know that we have ten #beehives 🐝 right here at @ungeneva? They were presented to us by #Switzerland in 2012, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Switzerland's membership in the @unitednations. About 700 kg of honey are produced yearly, and each honey pot bears the inscription "For a Sweeter World". Today is the #WorldBeeDay 🐝 #bees #biodiversity #honey . 📷 UN Photo/Daniel Babey

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UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres discussing #climateaction with @tv5monde in the historic Council Chamber at @ungeneva. #behindthescenes #TBT . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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A bird's-eye view on several key organizations of International Geneva: @icrc, @ungeneva, @wmo_omm, @unicef and @worldtradeorganization, with the Lake Geneva in the background. . #GeneveInternationale #InternationalGeneva #synergy #LacLeman . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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Today is the #WorldBookDay 📚 and we are celebrating #literature, #reading and learning. Did you know that @UNGeneva Library has 1.5 million volumes of #books and periodicals, which add up to more than 46 km? 📚📰📘📃📗📑📙📕 . 📷 UN Photo/Mailys Ghazaouir

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Are you in #Geneva over the long holiday weekend? Why not visit Palais des Nations, home to @ungeneva? Our #tour guides will be happy to welcome you on Friday, Saturday and Monday! unog.ch/visit . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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More than a dozen #peacocks roam freely around the Ariana Park, home to @ungeneva. Donated by #Japan and #India, these birds are among the most striking (and noisy!) residents of the Park rich in flora & fauna 🐕🐏🐝🌲🌳🌷 Why not come see them by yourself? 👀 unog.ch/visit . 📷 UN Photo/François Vioud

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"One World, One #Taekwondo for Peace": martial artists from the Republic of #Korea 🇰🇷 and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 🇰🇵 demonstrated their shared cultural heritage at @ungeneva. What a show it was! 👏🏻 😲👏 . UN Photo/Iryna Turtaieva

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A copy of the famous #Palmyra Arch of Triumph was uncovered in #Geneva today, on the occasion of a @unesco conference on #worldheritage. The original Arch in Palmyra, #Syria, was destroyed by ISIS in 2015. . 📷 UN Photo/Enkelejda Aliu

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And then there were 180! The Ambassador of the Marshall Islands presented her credentials to the Director-General of @ungeneva today, thus bringing the number of States with diplomatic representations in #Geneva to 180. #InternationalGeneva #GeneveInternationale . 📷 UN Photo/Sophie Torelli Chironi

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"Never again." Students from the International School of #Geneva raise candles in a poignant performance to mark 25 years since the #Rwanda genocide against Tutsi. More than 800,000 people had been killed in a span of 100 days. #Kwibuka25 . 📷 Photo by Violaine Martin

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@ungeneva under #snow today . 📷UN Photo/Yanis Boulekrouche

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This #cartoon by Canadian artist Bado is part of the exhibition on #humanrights organized by the Organisation Internationale de la #Francophonie, which can be visited at @ungeneva until the end of this week. The exhibition highlights the founding principle of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights". . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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Flag at @ungeneva flying at half-mast in the honor of UN colleagues who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash yesterday. 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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"In Women's Hands" is a ceramic artwork by the Italian artist Clara Garesio donated to @ungeneva by the #EU Delegation in 2013. The artwork was created on the occasion of a high level panel on empowered #women, at the initiative of 40 women ambassadors to the @un. It aims to showcase the experiences of women engaging in politics, business and civil society, and the obstacles they had to overcome. #IWD2019 #WomensWeek #PalaisDesNations . 📷 UN Photo/Mailys Ghazaouir

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We were very happy to welcome @yalitzaapariciomtz at @ungeneva yesterday! Yalitza came to #Geneva for a public screening of #Roma & a debate on #gender, #laborrights and #equality. In this #behindthescenes photo, Yalitza is giving an interview to #UNTV. #IWD2019 . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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Amina Mohammed, @unitednations Deputy Secretary-General, is visiting #Geneva today. "Implementation of both the 2030 Agenda and #humanrights depends on national leadership and ownership. The #2030Agenda is your agenda, our agenda," DSG stressed in her address to the Human Rights Council, #HRC40. . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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Did you know that more than 150 journalists are permanently accredited to @ungeneva? They come all corners of the world to cover #UN and international affairs from #Geneva. Last week, the Association of Geneva-based Journalists #ACANU celebrated its 70th anniversary. . 📷 UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

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Palais des Nations (Palace of Nations) was built between 1929 and 1938 to serve as the headquarters of the League of Nations. It has served as the home of @ungeneva and a number of other #UN agencies since 1946. Since 2018, the Palais has been undergoing a major renovation, known as the #StrategicHeritagePlan, aimed at greater accessibility, reduced energy costs, optimized & additional work space, and preservation of the historic site. #Multilateralism100 . 📷 UN Photo/Yanis Boulekrouche

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Did you know we keep #peacocks at the Palais des Nations, home to @ungeneva? Most of the birds in the Ariana Park, which surrounds the Palais, were donated by a zoo in #Japan in 1997, while others were a gift from the Permanent Mission of #India. Why not visit and see them yourself? . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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Two diplomats consulting during a break at the Conference on #Disarmament, which is holding a high-level segment at @ungeneva this week. 📷 UN Photo/Antoine Tardy

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@unitednations Secretary-General António Guterres gives an interview to @darius_rochebin of @radiotelevisionsuisse in the "Czech Salon" of the Palais des Nations. #behindthescenes #SGinTown . 📷 UN Photo/Mailys Ghazaouir

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Human Rights Council is starting its 40th session today with keynote speeches by António Guterres and Michelle Bachelet. On the agenda of #HRC40: #humanrights and environment; death penalty; racial discrimination; #Rohingya & much more. All info: https://bit.ly/2loQohB 📺 Watch: webtv.un.org

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Made of bronze and granite, "Thoughts and Desires" adorns the Ariana Park, home to @ungeneva. The sculpture was donated to the UN by #Azerbaijan in 2017 on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the country's membership in the United Nations. . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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League of Nations (Société des Nations), formed 100 years ago, was a direct predecessor of the Organization of United Nations. Many signs around the Palais des Nations, today's home to @ungeneva, remind us of it every day. This door engraving "LNS" dates back to the 1930s and includes the first letters of the League's name in English and in French. #multilateralism100 . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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Yesterday was the #WorldRadioDay📻. #TBT today takes us back to 1958, when French actress and singer Line Renaud visited @ungeneva & gave an interview to UN Radio. . 📷 UN Photo 167705

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"On this #WorldRadioDay📻 let us recognize the power of radio to promote dialogue, tolerance & peace," says UNSG Antonio Guterres on how #radio can bring us closer together. . 📷 UN Photo/Marisol Arce

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The Salle des pas perdus ("Hall of Lost Steps") is a central and the most imposing gallery at the Palais des Nations. Almost 60 meters long and 10 meters wide, the Salle serves as one of the Palais' main exhibition spaces. . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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#ThrowbackThursday to 1929, when the first stone was installed for the future Palais des Nations. In 2019, the Palais is expected to host over 10,000 meetings and welcome more than 120,000 visitors & delegates. #TBT . 📷 UN Photo

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"The Blue Planet of Human Life" is a porcelain globe designed and produced in the Tobe style with a prayer to safeguard peace on Earth. Gift from Japan to @ungeneva in 1995, the globe is located in front of the Council Chamber, where the Conference on #Disarmament meets. . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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During WWII, a group of Polish diplomats in Bern illegally issued hundreds of illegally obtained Latin American passports. Smuggled to Jews in occupied Europe, these passports saved lives of several hundreds of people holding them. The "Passports for Life" exhibition at @ungeneva pays tribute to these brave men. #TourTuesday . 📷 UN Photo/Marisol Arce Rodriguez

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Allée des drapeaux (Alley of the Flags) at @ungeneva displays the 193 flags of UN Member States, plus two Observer States - the Holy See and Palestine. . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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The Council Chamber of the Palais des Nations is the home to the UN Conference on Disarmament. Constructed in 1935-1936, its walls and ceiling were painted by the Catalan artist José Maria Sert, depicting progress of humankind through cooperation, freedom and peace. Conference on Disarmament is starting its 2019 session on Monday. . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić

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Hundreds of children gathered at the Palais des Nations yesterday to take part in #FerMUN 2019, the annual Model United Nations. Future leaders took the floor & engaged into debates discussing challenges of today and tomorrow. . 📷 UN Photo/Marisol Arce Rodriguez

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"It has been 1,111 days since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. All the SDGs are attainable, but business as usual will not take us in the necessary direction. We are still not on track for 2030", warns Michelle Bachelet, UN #humanrights chief. Human rights and the 2030 Agenda are being discussed in the iconic Room XX of the Palais des Nations today. All speeches: webtv.un.org . 📷 UN photo/Miladin Bogetić

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In 1973, #UN General Assembly made Arabic one of the six official languages of the UN. Going back more than 5,000 years and considered one of the pillars of contemporary world civilization, #Arabic is now one of the most spoken languages in the world. @ungeneva marked the #ArabicLanguageDay today with lectures, readings, music, calligraphy and food tasting. . 📷 UN Photo/Miladin Bogetić