The UN has 4 main purposes: to keep peace throughout the world; to develop friendly relations among nations; to help nations work together to improve the lives of poor people, to conquer hunger, disease and illiteracy, and to encourage respect for each other's rights and freedoms; and to be a center for harmonizing the actions of nations to achieve these goals.READ MORE
Guided tours are only offered on weekdays. However, the UN Visitors Lobby with exhibits and UN Visitor Centre with UN Post Office and shops, is open on weekends, except in January and February. Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:45 pm. Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. All visitors must exit the building by 5:30pm.
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