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New Reading Room at UN Library Named for Visionary American Philantropist John D. Rockefeller Jr.
September 8, 2012

A portrait of a man
This Portrait of John D. Rockefeller Jr. will hang in the new reading room

On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr. for the League of Nations Library, the United Nations will inaugurate a new reading room for the League of Nations and United Nations Archives.

The inauguration will take place on Monday, September 10 at 1430 on the 3rd Floor of B Building at the UNOG Library

In the presence of

Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary General

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Michael Rockefeller, representative of the Rockefeller family

Betty E. King
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

Diplomats, United Nations staff, members of the international press corps, NGOs and others with UN accreditation are cordially invited to attend.  The ceremony will be followed by a reception and an opportunity to visit the new exhibition: For the Well-Being of Mankind: Philanthropy and Multilateralism.

Full invitation and details