Accessibilité at UNOG
The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its premises, services and website to all its stakeholders, clients, visitors and other users, in accordance with Article 9 (g) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and in support of that Convention.
UNOG is specifically committed to making its facilities and conferences accessible to, and inclusive of, persons with disabilities. UNOG is working to make its website accessible in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/).
Accessibility Features During Conferences
For certain mandated meetings, UNOG provides accessibility services such as real-time captioning (the verbal proceedings of a meeting are typed in simultaneously on a screen in the conference room), hearing loops, sign language interpretation, and Braille documentation. To obtain further information, please contact directly the substantive secretariat of the meeting you are attending.
Webcasts of meetings with accessibility features are available on UN Web TV website.
When Arriving at the Palais des Nations
OHCHR Accessibility Guide
Check here for more information about access to the Palais des Nations for external visitors.