24-25 November 2022
Palais des Nations
Europe/Zurich timezone

The fourth session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law will be held on 24 and 25 November 2022. In accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 46/4, adopted on 23 March 2021 the theme of the fourth session of the Forum is “Strengthening democracies to build back better: challenges and opportunities”.

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
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Dear colleagues,


The final phase of the renovation of the Pregny Pavilion will start next week. To enable these extensive works, the building will be closed to pedestrians from 5 September 2022 until end of May 2023. Please note, however, that pedestrian enter 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 different locations to obtain access badges to the Palais des Nations:


  1. For conference participants, media, NGOs and members of Permanent Missions:


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.

Additional information:

EN: https://www.ungeneva.org/en/pregny-gate-closure

FR: https://www.ungeneva.org/fr/pregny-gate-closure


For any queries regarding the registration, participation and logistics, please contact the Secretariat of the 4th session of the Forum.


Best regards,

Secretariat of the 4th session
of the United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law