Why choose Geneva?
The Whole World is Here
Europe’s most international city provides a stunning home for 32 international organisations, 250 non-governmental organisations, 900 multinationals and 26,000 international diplomats and civil servants.
The United Nations European headquarters, the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the World Economic Forum are all based in Geneva.
The City of Peace
Geneva has long been Europe’s focal point for humanitarian dialogue. Each year, the city welcomes 3,000 professional and private visits by heads of state, government and ministers. 172 states have permanent diplomatic missions here.
The Maison de la paix is home to leading organisations involved in mediation, peace, disarmament and security issues.
Alpine Setting, French Flair
Switzerland’s largest French-speaking city offers an unrivalled quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Nestled along the shores of Europe’s largest Alpine lake and surrounded by the Jura mountains and the Alps, Geneva is a lively, cultural hub.
Visitors enjoy the picturesque Old Town, lakeside promenades, elegant shops and vast range of restaurants. Geneva is one of the greenest cities in Europe: 20% of the city is covered in green areas.