What are the Commons?

The Knowledge and Learning Commons is a space of learning opportunities and knowledge exchange for United Nations staff and the diplomatic community in Geneva. It brings together the functions of the Library and of the Centre for Learning and Multilingualism of the United Nations at Geneva to offer a flexible, physical, and virtual environment for learning and working together.

The Knowledge and Learning Commons aims to encourage innovation and creativity by facilitating discussion, creation and collaboration on a variety of topics and issues.

The activities of the Knowledge and Learning Commons include:

  • Interactive lectures
  • Workshops and strategy sessions
  • Film screenings
  • Skills-based courses