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OHCHR exhibition 'UDHR70' Universal Declaration of Human Rights @ 70
Date: 24 October 2018 -
31 March 2019
Organization: UNOG
Location: League of Nations Museum, Library Building, 1st fl.
Category: Exhibition

In the framework of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the OHCHR Library in partnership with the United Nations Library have put together a collection of materials and historical artefacts on this milestone document.

“UDHR70” exhibition takes visitors through the UDHR adoption history, featuring original drafting documents from UNOG Archives. Furthermore, it celebrate the Declaration by showcasing selected materials from the UDHR Permanent Exhibit such as anniversary publications of the UDHR, stamps, posters, etc.

Finally, the exhibition highlights the fact that the Declaration is the most translated document in the world. This section will include selected translations of the Declaration in various languages from the UDHR Permanent Exhibit, the UDHR in braille or the recent stamp issued by the UN Postal Service on the occasion of the 500th translation of the UDHR.

Visitors can enjoy the exhibition from October 2018 until March 2019.

Exhibition details
  • UN Museum Geneva, Building B, Palais des Nations 8-14, Avenue de la Paix, Geneva (access through the Pregny Portal Visitors entrance.
  • Free entrance; guided tours are upon request only.
  • Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
  • The UN Museum Geneva is open to everyone who has access to the Palais.

Contact details: museum@unog.ch, or call +41 (0)22 9174193

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