The Palace of Nations is the home of the United Nations Office at Geneva, placed in Geneva, Switzerland. It become constructed between 1929 and 1938 to function the headquarters of the League of Nations. It has served as the home of the United Nations Office at Geneva due to the fact 1946 while the Secretary-General of the United Nations signed a Headquarters Agreement with the Swiss authorities, despite the fact that Switzerland did no longer become a member of the United Nations until 2002.
The Palace is placed in Ariana Park, which became bequeathed to the City of Geneva in 1890 via Gustave de Revilliod de l. A. Rive, on numerous situations, that the park constantly remain on hand to the public and that he be buried within the park. The park additionally contains a 1668 chalet.
Beneath the Palace's basis stone is a time capsule containing a record list the names of the League of Nations member states, a replica of the Covenant of the League, and specimen cash of all of the nations represented on the league's Tenth Assembly. A medal displaying the Palace of Nations with the Jura Mountains within the heritage become struck in silvered bronze. The building overlooks Lake Geneva and has a clean view of the French Alps.